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House Democrats introduce $5.5 billion bridge-funding bill

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 19, 2013

House Democrats introduce $5.5 billion bridge-funding bill

Democrats in the House of Representatives have introduced a bill that would allow $5.5 billion to be spent on bridge repairs in the United States, according to a report from The Hill. The bill, known as the Strengthen and Fortify Existing ...

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Rahall: 2014 reauthorization to be different from MAP-21

John Latta - Jun 05, 2013

Rahall: 2014 reauthorization to be different from MAP-21

Ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) committee and West Virginia veteran Congressman Nick Rahall (D-WV) believes reauthorization in 2014 will be a far different process than the contentious and almost-failed MAP-21 work of 2012. Speaking to the Transportation ...

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Legislators look to expanded drilling for transportation funding

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 27, 2013

Legislators look to expanded drilling for transportation funding

Since a gas tax seems to be an unlikely source of transportation funding, some legislators are looking to oil. In fact, Speaker John Boehner has called revenues for infrastructure improvements via oil and gas drilling expansions a “natural link,” according to ...

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