By Jeb Bladine • President / Publisher • 

Jeb Bladine: Here's a number we can remember

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Don Dix

Jeb writes ... "Along the way, we will hear that it’s purely coincidental to have $2.6 billion as the featured number in both of these government finance stories. Perhaps that’s true, but even if so, it’s a $2.6 billion coincidence."

No such thing in government spending as 'a coincidence'! Plain and simple! Otherwise, 10 years after ribbon cutting, the 7 mile stretch of Hiway 20 would be complete, Kitzhaber would never have been re-elected, and Trimet would be self-supporting ... to name a few!

Good catch Jeb!