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Senate Sets Up Clash With The House

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics

(Adds senator comment, details on fuel taxes) By David Lawder WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday...

Congress: This Year, Protect Our Mass Transit

William Lynch III | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
William Lynch III

The economic development from mass transit is also tremendous. For one, public transit workers in America are typically represented by a labor union. This means workers have an advocate who will ensure they have decent wages, benefits and safe working conditions.

House GOP Passes Bill With Controversial Addition

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday approved a Republican bill aimed at keeping alive prospects for enacting an overhaul of federal transportati...

Matt Sledge

Coal Ash Amendment To House Transportation Bill Would 'Line Industry's Pocketbooks,' Critics Say | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

As the House of Representatives votes on an extension to its transportation bill Wednesday, environmental advocates are crying foul on an amendment th...

Michael McAuliff

House Punts On Massive Transportation Bill | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives Thursday rebuffed a bipartisan Senate plan to keep major transportation projects humming for the next two y...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid Mocks GOP For 'State Of Disrepair' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans torn by Tea Party divisions in the House will pay a political price for threatening to stall the $109 billion job-creating t...

Transportation Bill May Be On The GOP Chopping Block

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Facing a revolt in their ranks, House Republicans leaders are considering significantly downsizing a bill that was supposed to prov...

Matt Sledge

Offshore Drilling Approved, But Transportation Bill Under Fire | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives approved Thursday a bill that would open up parts of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Rocky Mountai...

Dave Jamieson

Big GOP Donors Get Carveout Stiffing Workers | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are trying to pass a transportation bill that would strip certain workers of their minimum-wage and overtime protectio...

Matt Sledge

House Transportation Bill Promotes A New Roadside Attraction: Lottery Machines | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

A little-noticed provision of the House transportation bill would allow states to privatize interstate rest areas, open them up to advertisers, and le...

Lucia Graves

Breath-Test Ignition Device Provision In House Bill Decried By Restaurant Lobby | Lucia Graves | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An effort to get more states to mandate breath-test ignition devices in the cars of convicted drunk drivers has kicked off a battle betw...