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Senate Democrats Give In On Transportation Funding, Accept GOP Plan

Reuters | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, July 31 (Reuters) - With time running out to avert cutbacks in federal transportation money due to s...

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...

Senate Panel Approves Highway Bill

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel on Thursday approved a bill to keep federal highway programs going for the next six years, but it remained unclear ...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid Mocks GOP For 'State Of Disrepair'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Matt Sledge

Ray LaHood, New Jersey Senators To John Boehner: 'Let's Not Allow the House Tea Party To Hold Jobs Hostage'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Federal and state leaders pleaded Monday with House Speaker John Boehner to take up the Senate's transportation bill, which passed la...

Matt Sledge

Senate Passes Bipartisan Transportation Bill With Surprising Dig At Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

The Senate passed a two-year, $109 billion bipartisan transportation bill in a 74-22 vote Wednesday, handing Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) signi...

Matt Sledge

Despite Soaring Gas Prices And Rising Transit Ridership, Senate Transportation Bill Far From Transformative

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Gas prices are up. More people are relying on mass transit instead of driving their own cars. But the transportation bill the Senate will consider on ...

Matt Sledge

Bicycle, Pedestrian Funding Saved with New Transportation Bill Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

If a transportation bill amended Thursday passes the Senate, it will likely include dedicated funding for bicycle and pedestrian paths. Bicycle and...

Matt Sledge

Offshore Drilling Approved, But Transportation Bill Under Fire

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...