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Friday, June 08, 2012

With progress on a new federal transportation bill at an ongoing standstill, House Speaker John Boehner said in a Reuters report yesterday that should negotiations on a new bill between the House and Senate fail to yield meaningful progress by June 30, when the most recent extension expires, the next step may be a six-month extension.
Posted on 06/08 at 12:30 PM
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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

As the International Air Cargo Association readies itself for the Annual General Meeting in Beijing next week, analysts will be able to examine one of the few bright spots in global aviation.
Posted on 06/06 at 10:56 PM
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Thursday, May 31, 2012

In a letter to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) stressed the need for America to have a “clear strategy to improve freight mobility and the movement of goods from farm and factory to market.”
Posted on 05/31 at 03:07 PM

Thursday, May 10, 2012

An overwhelming majority consider security issues very important when assessing presidential candidates
Posted on 05/10 at 09:03 AM

Thursday, April 19, 2012

While prospects of a new long-term transportation bill remain dim, the United States House of Representatives yesterday signed off another extension—the tenth since September 30, 2009—to keep federal transportation funding intact at current spending levels for 90 days through the end of September when the current one expires.
Posted on 04/19 at 11:41 AM
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Monday, March 26, 2012

The topic of Congress getting its act together and passing a transportation bill was a focal point of President Obama’s Weekly Radio Address yesterday.
Posted on 03/26 at 10:42 AM
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Monday, March 12, 2012

With the clock officially ticking away until the March 31 deadline for to Congress either—A-sign off on a new federal surface transportation bill—or B-pass yet another short-term continuing resolution with funding intact a current levels, there has been some movement on matters related to this effort in the last week or so, with later this month once the House returns from recess this week.
Posted on 03/12 at 09:59 AM
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Friday, March 02, 2012

If you thought that getting a new federal transportation bill in place would be an easy and fluid process, think again. Any assumptions that meaningful progress would be occurring at this point is pretty much a pipe dream.
Posted on 03/02 at 10:56 AM
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Friday, February 10, 2012

The Senate yesterday voted by an 85-11 margin to move forward with Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21), its two-year, $109 billion transportation bill.
Posted on 02/10 at 12:55 PM
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Wednesday, February 01, 2012

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee yesterday unveiled a five-year, $260 billion transportation bill entitled The American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act. This bill comes at a time when the current national surface transportation authorization, SAFETEA-LU, which is on its eighth extension at current funding levels since September 2009, expires at the end of March.
Posted on 02/01 at 02:04 PM
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