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2015/05/29 05:05
2015/05/29 05:05
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Was there a more resonant visual metaphor this week than the Texas House last Monday? As much of the state endured deadly storms, the lower chamber closed the wooden blinds to the outside world, and...
2015/05/29 05:05
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2015/05/29 02:17
2015/05/29 02:17
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Shortly after the proposal was shot down, the measure's sponsor decided not to take up a separate road construction proposal that would raise the state gasoline tax by 10 cents. But just because odds...
2015/05/28 02:28
2015/05/28 02:28
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Editorial — Legislature needs to reach transportation consensus State legislators are closer than they’ve been in years to reaching a deal to fix the state’s aging transportation infrastructure. They...
2015/05/27 00:39
2015/05/27 00:39
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A pilot program that would allow law enforcement in a handful of parishes to use technology that can automatically scan a driver’s license plate would be created under a bill nearing final...
2015/05/26 21:19
2015/05/26 21:19
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An abortion restriction bill was unexpectedly hung up in Texas on Sunday, but not before things got heated and nearly came to blows. During a Sunday night session, state Reps. Jonathan Stickland (R)...
2015/05/25 00:47
2015/05/25 00:47
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers. When senators left town early Saturday after approving a brief extension of the nation's highway and...
2015/05/22 03:54
2015/05/22 03:54
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Yet there is a growing consensus the FAA could do as well, or even better, at less cost in both dollars and political hassle. Its budget comes from taxes, user fees and appropriations that are subject...
2015/05/21 19:39
2015/05/21 19:39
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A bill that would phase out most of the movement of state dollars from a fund for roads and bridges to State Police won approval Thursday in the Louisiana Senate Transportation Committee. The...
2015/05/21 05:55
2015/05/21 05:55
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The long-awaited Governor's Blue Ribbon Commission on Highways report that was released Wednesday in Charleston includes several recommendations for the DOH to cut expenses. The report refers to the...
2015/05/21 04:32
2015/05/21 04:32
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The state welcomed its newest ferry in Anacortes on Wednesday, adding a new 144-car vessel to an aging fleet. First Lady Trudi Inslee did the christening honors for the Samish, complementing a...
2015/05/20 22:23
2015/05/20 22:23
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Foreign language ads are popping up in New York City and New Jersey newspapers, promising out-of-staters easy access to Vermont licenses. The scam is illegal and expensive. "People have paid brokers...
2015/05/20 00:19
2015/05/20 00:19
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Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said that Congress’s gimmicks to extend transportation funding are like money found under a mattress. “We’re running out of mattresses,” he said. (Andrew...
2015/05/19 17:39
2015/05/19 17:39
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Advocate Photo by MARK BALLARD Derrell D. Cohoon, a lobbyist for Louisiana Associated General Constractors, and House Transportation Committee Chairwoman Karen St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, present...
2015/05/19 14:45
2015/05/19 14:45
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By David MorganWASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) - Amtrak is seeking expedited approval to equip the Philadelphia site of last week's high-speed derailment with an automated braking system that could have...
2015/05/18 11:57
2015/05/18 11:57
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An I-5 bridge collapsed into the Skagit River. Credit: WDSOT If Washington legislators are going to ask taxpayers to spend more money on transportation, they should do so responsibly. But both of the...
2015/05/17 05:34
2015/05/17 05:34
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Arlington quietly ended enforcement of its automated red-light camera system last week following a voter-led revolt. But the fight over the controversial traffic safety technology might only get...
2015/05/16 20:50
2015/05/16 20:50
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We’re distressed that substantial cuts in Amtrak service through Alton could materialize if Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget plan is followed. “Service cuts” in the frequency of trains could result if the...
2015/05/16 15:44
2015/05/16 15:44
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Jeff City Beat: A recap of what local elected officials got done during this session “Jeff City Beat” is a weekly report on happenings in Missouri’s state government. Aside from noting actions of...
2015/05/16 05:56
2015/05/16 05:56
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Republicans from both chambers said they expected Congress to approve the legislation next week. Lawmakers are scheduled to leave the capital by next Friday for a weeklong Memorial Day recess....
2015/05/16 05:54
2015/05/16 05:54
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AP Top News at 8:50 p.m. EDT Saturday, May 16 2015 | 12:50 a.m. CDTJury orders death for the Boston Marathon bomber BOSTON (AP) ? After slouching through his trial for months with a bored look on...
2015/05/29 05:05
2015/05/29 05:05
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