OUR OPINION: GOVERNMENT
They are the bane of every city council and county board. No, not potholes — unfunded mandates. They occur when the federal or state governments ponder about what good they can do their constituents and then decree that a certain project shall be done. Then Congress or the Legislature force local governments to scramble figure out how to pay for the project.
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