All too often government spending appears confusing or, worse, unnecessary but the news last week the state approved major funding for a host of small cities across Eastern Oregon was reassuring.

Two area cities — Pilot Rock and Ukiah — were among 27 small towns to receive funds from the Oregon Department of Transportation under its 2023 Small City Allotment program. The infusion of funds to small towns like Pilot Rock signals a special kind of commitment from the state transportation department and one that is welcome and should be lauded.

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