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DOT headquarters could bear Jim Oberstar's name

Amanda Bayhi - May 15, 2014

DOT headquarters could bear Jim Oberstar's name

The U.S. Department of Transportation headquarters could bear a new name if on congressman’s efforts prove fruitful. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) has introduced legislation that would name the building after Jim Oberstar, the former Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman who died ...

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Former House Transportation Chairman Jim Oberstar dies at 79

Amanda Bayhi - May 06, 2014

Former House Transportation Chairman Jim Oberstar dies at 79

Former Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-Minn.), a transportation advocate and expert, died in his sleep Friday night, Politico reports. Oberstar, Minnesota’s longest-serving congressman, chaired the House Transportation Committee for four years during his 18 terms in Congress, which spanned from 1975 to ...

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Mark this urgent! Until we lose interest.

John Latta - Aug 02, 2012

Where’s the urgency? After the I-35W bridge fell into the Mississippi River in Minneapolis in August 2007, virtually everyone was jumping up and down about making sure our bridges were safe and no expense should be spared in getting the job ...

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One II One

Brooke Wisdom - May 09, 2011

One II One

A NEW SERIES: ONE II ONE WITH SOME OF THE MOST INTERESTING PEOPLE IN THE BUSINESS Ray LaHood Talks to Editor In Chief John Latta America’s 16th Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood was a congressional staffer for 17 years and a member of ...

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