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A blur of lobbyists as transportation bill takes shape

WASHINGTON (AP) – Lobbyists are in a frenzy to shape a bill renewing the law that pays for national transportation programs as Congress moves toward final passage of the measure. 810 more words


Nation: House Tackles Transportation Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives has already spent hours this week working on a $325 billion long-term transportation bill. They’re under the gun because a temporary highway bill expires on Nov. 84 more words

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Ryan Gets Right Down to Transportation

Speaker Paul D. Ryan has promised to bring a new phase to the House of Representatives, and is doing so by making his first priority a transportation bill. 271 more words

"Paul Ryan Is Doomed, Too": He Will End Up In The Same Position As Boehner — Held Hostage By The Freedom Caucus

A week ago, Paul Ryan looked doomed. Now, he looks really, truly doomed.

The Wisconsin Republican, who achieved national prominence as Mitt Romney’s running mate in 2012, seems… 723 more words


"The GOP Is One Heck Of A Dysfunctional Family": Republican's Having A Lot Of Trouble Getting That Governing Thing Down

If you wonder why Congress is so feeble these days that it can’t even find a simple way to pass a transportation bill, look no further than Rep. 743 more words


Federal highway payments in jeopardy; local projects at risk

WASHINGTON (AP) – House and Senate Republicans acknowledged Tuesday a long-term highway deal is out of reach for now, and embraced a three-month extension that will punt yet another messy fight into the fall. 242 more words


Demolition money saved in new version of transportation bill

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The “Hardest Hit Fund” is used to demolish vacant and abandoned properties across Ohio.

Part of the federal transportation bill was threatening to revoke the reimbursement funding. 241 more words