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Kirk Landers

Brooke Wisdom - Dec 01, 2010

Kirk Landers

Is this what hope looks like? By Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus   Media reports in November speculated that John Mica , the incoming chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, will oppose any increase in the federal highway program, opting instead for ...

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Oberstar out, Chip Cravaack takes over

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 03, 2010

It looks like it's out with the old and in with the new. After serving eighteen terms, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Sen. James "Jim" Oberstar (D-Minn.) has lost to Republican Chip Cravaack. Oberstar lost by just more than 4,000 votes, ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Nov 01, 2010

RoadWorks

Changes Coming Thick and Fast from “Activist” EPA Is the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) close to creating, by coincidence, a perfect regulatory storm that could affect highway and bridge work across the country? The agency is working on new standards and ...

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Knife River CEO: 'A need for real jobs meeting real needs'

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 29, 2010

National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Chairman Bill Schneider, president and CEO of Knife River Corp., testified July 27 before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on the status of the stimulus and impacts on the aggregates industry. Schneider ...

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Oberstar paints 'doomsday' scenario without second stimulus

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 22, 2010

Sen. Jim Oberstar (D-Minn.) has told Congress that it must pass a second stimulus bill to fend off another round of economic crisis, Minnesota Public Radio reports. Oberstar, who is chairman House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, says the first stimulus package ...

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Financial District: Hurry up and wait

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2010

Financial District:  Hurry up and wait

Reauthorization Could Slide into 2011 By Audrey Dutton, Washington Bureau, The Bond Buyer newspaper   For cash-strapped state and local governments that have critical transportation infrastructure needs, but no money to pay for them, the coming year will be bittersweet. Federal aid from the ...

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