Infrequent urbanite

I’m a country boy turned small town guy turned suburbanite for the past 28 years, and I’m fortunate enough to get to visit some nice cities on occasion. I live just outside of Raleigh — recently named the best city in the Southeast — and I...

Cash-strapped Cities Look to Tax Churches for Road Use

(RNS) When a community needs to rebuild crumbling roads, should houses of worship pay fees for the number of times their congregants drive on them? That’s the question behind a recent suit filed by churches in the small city of Mission, Kansas, who argue the city’s...