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Senate EPW approves 6-year highway bill; funding questions linger

Amanda Bayhi - May 15, 2014

Senate EPW approves 6-year highway bill; funding questions linger

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved a six-year surface transportation reauthorization bill Thursday morning. Related: President Obama brings focus to highway bill during National Transportation Week Top committee members Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), committee chairman; David Vitter (R-La.), committee ranking ...

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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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Whispering the T Word

John Latta - Dec 05, 2012

Whispering the T Word

TAX! Nothing like shouting a three-letter word ending in X to get your attention. But no, we’re not talking income tax. The gas tax is back on a table in Washington. The 18.3 cents a gallon tax, un-indexed and unchanged in almost ...

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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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Job Loses (count ‘em) Under Mica Bill — Dems

John Latta - Jul 08, 2011

Democrats say the Mica surface transportation proposal would cost every states jobs over it's six year span. The total: 490,627 jobs. Here's their state by state count: Check out the table that outlines each state's job loss according to the Democrats.

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