Maryland not alone in school funding shortage
A compare and contrast essay by three school facility organizations found funding for school facilities nationwide falls short by $46 billion, according to the Associated Press via Fox News.
Greater DC area 8th in metro area with most new residents.
The broadly-defined Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV came in 8th among metro areas when it comes to increase in residents, according to HousingWire.com and the latest figures for the U.S. Census Bureau released last week. This metro area added nearly 64,000 residents from July 1, 2014, to July 1, 2015. Two metro areas in Texas, Houston-The Woollands-Sugarland and the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington areas came in 1st and 2nd, respectively. HousingWire.com has the full list of metro areas attracting the most residents.
What does Obama’s Cuba trip mean for construction firms?Tom Ichionowski offers some insights in this piece for Engineering News-Record.