As editor in chief, Stephanie Johnston oversees Public Works’ print magazine, website, e-newsletters, and digital initiatives. Before joining the staff 10 years ago, she worked on publications owned by the American Bar Association, Associated Equipment Distributors, and agriculture-industry publisher Century Communications. In 2015, she became editor of Concrete Construction sister publication Concrete Surfaces. She has a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and lives in a Chicago suburb. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or follow her on Twitter at @StephanieatPW.
The White House wants 80% less for infrastructure than presidential candidate Trump proposed. It does have an interesting idea for funding operations and maintenance without raising local taxes. Trouble is, you’re already doing it.
National Public Works Week (that's next week). Infrastructure and public works are not the same thing. Until residents and elected officials understand the difference, national infrastructure policy will always miss the mark.