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On the way to a bicameral, bipartisan agreement on transportation bill

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 28, 2012

On the way to a bicameral, bipartisan agreement on transportation bill

Two days ago marked the 1,000th day without a transportation bill, but now it looks like we may be getting somewhere – just days before the latest extension expires at the end of June. Nothing like a deadline to get ...

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Financial District

Brooke Wisdom - Apr 01, 2010

Financial District

Back to business for now   The so-called “jobs bill” may disguise some reauthorization dilemmas By John Latta   It was almost audible. The sigh of relief that followed the passage of the so-called “jobs bill”, actually the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, was ...

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Senate votes to move ahead with 'jobs bill'; final vote March 17

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 16, 2010

The U.S. Senate voted 61 to 30 on March 15 to end debate on the amended version of the “jobs bill” H.R. 2847 and proceed to a final vote on the measure Wednesday, March 17at 9:30 a.m. EDT, according to ...

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House OKs $15 billion jobs bill, Senate to vote on amendments March 16

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 12, 2010

Congressional Democrats made headway on their top legislative priority — job creation — when the House of Representatives approved a $15 billion package of tax credits and highway construction. The 217-to-201 vote gave Democrats a much-needed victory after weeks of ...

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Feature Article: The coming hangover

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2010

Feature Article:  The coming hangover

Does the road up Stimulus Mountain dead end at a cliff? By John Latta   The Federal Highway Administration says in January that it had authorized $23 billion in projects under the year-old American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The agency says that ...

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