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Interstate Tolling and the Highway Trust Fund: Two Different Conversations

Patrick D. Jones | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Patrick D. Jones

The debate over this year's transportation reauthorization bill has taken an important turn, as legislators, the public and the media are giving serious thought to a White House proposal that would allow states to toll existing Interstate highways to pay for their reconstruction.

America, Let's Get Back to Work

Edward Wytkind | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Edward Wytkind

If we invest in rebuilding our nation, we will also create new jobs that teach valuable skills and support the middle class. But this is not happening because too many in Washington are playing political games and turning a cold shoulder to the millions of Americans stuck in traffic.

WATCH: My Mover Threatened To Dump My Furniture Into The River

Posted 01.15.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

As if moving wasn't stressful enough, imagine having the contents of your home held hostage. It happens more often than you might think. So much so...

Catherine New

Her Life Was Held Hostage By Rogue Movers | Catherine New | Posted 09.21.2012 | Money

Middle-school teacher Leeann Barrett just wanted to work. But to find a good teaching job, she had to leave Eugene, Ore., where she had lived for 30 y...

Paving the Future of Transportation Policy: What Congress Smoothed Over This Year, and Where the Pot

National Council of La Raza | Posted 10.13.2012 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Two years is welcome certainty for a sluggish economy but a blink of an eye for policymaking. NCLR is committed to monitoring implementation of transportation reauthorization and helping to pave the way for strong legislation in 2014.

America Must Address Mass Transit

The Saturday Evening Post | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
The Saturday Evening Post

In a rare show of bipartisanship, Congress recently passed a bill that provides about $120 billion for the nation's highways. While this infrastructure money is sorely needed, the bill fails to address a problem that will only grow in the coming years.

The Road Forward on Transportation Policy

National Council of La Raza | Posted 05.21.2012 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

While there are still improvements that could be made to the overall bill, NCLR is pleased that the Senate overcame partisan gridlock in order to prevent actual gridlock for millions of Americans.

Matt Sledge

Barbara Boxer's Transportation Bill Would Drop Environmental Criteria In Much-Touted TIFIA Loan Program | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green

NEW YORK -- A bipartisan transportation bill sponsored by Sen. Barbara Boxer would dramatically expand a federal program that finances "innovative" tr...