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Today?

John Latta - Jan 31, 2012

House Transportation Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-FL) and Committee Members will roll out a long-term reauthorization and reform of transportation programs at a press conference today. This cornerstone proposal of the American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act will ...

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Back to where we were?

John Latta - Jan 26, 2012

Have we come as far as we are going to come for a while with reauthorization? Was the recent promise of some sort of bipartisan breakthrough just that?As House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman John Mica prepares to unveil what ...

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We get to it when we get to it

John Latta - Jan 18, 2012

I think maybe Congress is using  one of Salvador Dali's clocks to figure out when we might be a reauthorization bill. Then again, I suppose progress wasn't supposed to be predictably smooth. Take progress on a new surface transportation bill. Congress ...

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Is this it? Or something like it?

John Latta - Dec 05, 2011

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has released the full text of its surface transportation reauthorization bill. It's called MAP-21 (SAFETEA-LU it isn't), and of course, it's an acronym (they have people for this) --  Moving Ahead for Progress ...

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Reauthorization — actual progress

John Latta - Dec 05, 2011

Maybe, just maybe, we have some progress, maybe even some momentum. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has oh so recently announced its two-year surface transportation bill proposal, (see my blog post, "Is this it? Or something like it?" ...

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Reauthorization — actual progress

John Latta - Nov 09, 2011

Maybe, just maybe, we have some progress, maybe even some momentum. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has oh so recently announcing it's two-year surface transportation bill proposal, (see my blogs posts on this yesterday for full proposal details), ...

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Is this it? Or something like it?

John Latta - Nov 07, 2011

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has released the full text of its surface transportation reauthorization bill. It's called MAP-21 ( SAFETEA-LU it isn't) and of course its an acronym (they have people for this) --  Moving Ahead for ...

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More reauthorization money?

John Latta - Oct 03, 2011

Heartening note in a Reuters report that House Republicans, especially House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman John Mica, may be willing and able to work on finding enough funding for a new surface transportation bill to keep it functioning at ...

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Tower to Air Congress: Land that thing!

John Latta - Aug 31, 2011

Okay so the President today calls on Congress to extend the surface transportation authorization before the current extension runs out September 30th. He is supported by nearly all the major stakeholders. Even Republican House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman John ...

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Congress, send me that bill!

John Latta - Aug 12, 2011

I keep wondering if there is a tipping point for our transportation infrastructure, a point where the entire game changes. Somewhat in the way a breached levee in New Orleans changed the work being done to defend the city against ...

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End EPA Jihad! — Mica

John Latta - Jul 12, 2011

I often wonder if John Mica rummages around in old television shows looking for one liners.  Introducing a bill to curtail the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) regulatory authority he said: “EPA’s regulatory jihad is strangling our economy." In a press release from ...

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Dueling Proposals

John Latta - Jul 11, 2011

Okay folks if you look out the left side of the aircraft you can see crumbling infrastructure and if you look out the right side you can see a crumbling economy. Now let’s try and land this thing. House Republicans are ...

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