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Bullard Banner News
“Champion of Transparency:” TPA honors Senator NicholsSpecial to the Bullard Banner News Sen. Robert Nichols Texas Sen. Robert Nicho
“Champion of Transparency:” TPA honors Senator Nichols
Bullard Banner News / Posted 17 hours ago
Special to the Bullard Banner News Sen. Robert Nichols Texas Sen. Robert Nichols, R-Jacksonville, was honored as a “Champion of Transparency” by members of the Texas Press Association Thursday, Aug. 13. TPA Executive Vice-President Donnis Baggett... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
More Tennessee lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016NASHVILLE -- Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to t
More Tennessee lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 hours ago
NASHVILLE -- Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of opponents of raising Tennessee's gas tax in 2016. Republican Sen. Jim Tracy of Shelbyville, who heads the transportation panel in the upper chamber, said... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation com
More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 18 hours ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of opponents of raising Tennessee's gas tax in 2016. Republican Sen. Jim Tracy of Shelbyville, who heads the transportation panel in the upper chamber,... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation com
More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 18 hours ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of opponents of raising Tennessee's gas tax in 2016. Republican Sen. Jim Tracy of Shelbyville, who heads the transportation panel in the upper chamber,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of op
More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 20 hours ago
Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of opponents of raising Tennessee's gas tax in 2016. Republican Sen. Jim Tracy of Shelbyville, who heads the transportation panel in the upper chamber, said Tuesday that there... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
FAA reports 23 incidents of drones getting too close to airplanes, helicoptersDrones are doing a dangerous dance with commercial jets and helicopters far too
FAA reports 23 incidents of drones getting too close to airplanes, helicopters
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 5 days ago
Drones are doing a dangerous dance with commercial jets and helicopters far too often. The Federal Aviation Administration reports there have been nearly two dozen close calls in Arizona just in the past year. As part of the modern world in which we... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Advance historic page from February 8, 1976: Island considered for new car inspection programStaten Island Advance page from February 8, 1976. (Staten Island Advance/Irving
Advance historic page from February 8, 1976: Island considered for new car inspection program
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
Staten Island Advance page from February 8, 1976. (Staten Island Advance/Irving Silverstein) STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Today's archive page is from February 8, 1976. Staten Island is being considered for a pilot program under which local automobile... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Want more federal coal revenues? Then stop the war on our natural resources By Sen. Ray Scott Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Bureau
Want more federal coal revenues? Then stop the war on our natural resources
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
By Sen. Ray Scott Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Bureau of Land Management would conduct a series of “listening sessions” throughout the country,... Read more
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PhysOrg
US sees big surge in close calls with dronesAs more and more small radio-controlled drones appear in American skies, so do
US sees big surge in close calls with drones
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
As more and more small radio-controlled drones appear in American skies, so do worries that someday, one might bump into a full-sized airplane—possibly with grim results It was a fine summer day over the airport at Charlotte, North Carolina and a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US sees big surge in close calls with dronesWASHINGTON - It was a fine summer day over the airport at Charlotte, North Caro
US sees big surge in close calls with drones
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON - It was a fine summer day over the airport at Charlotte, North Carolina and a CRJ200 commuter jet was preparing to land when its pilots spotted something odd outside their cockpit window -- a drone. As more and more small... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Norris: No traction for gas tax hikeNASHVILLE — If the goal of Gov. Bill Haslam's cross-state bus tour discussing T
Norris: No traction for gas tax hike
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
NASHVILLE — If the goal of Gov. Bill Haslam's cross-state bus tour discussing Tennessee's highway funding needs is to lay the groundwork for raising fuel taxes or some new revenue source, that goal might be stalled before the tour is half... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Norris says no on gas tax hike in 2016NASHVILLE — If the goal of Gov. Bill Haslam’s cross-state tour discussing Tenne
Norris says no on gas tax hike in 2016
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 20 days ago
NASHVILLE — If the goal of Gov. Bill Haslam’s cross-state tour discussing Tennessee’s highway funding needs is to lay the groundwork for raising fuel taxes or some new revenue source, it may be torpedoed before the tour is half over. State Senate... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Police hope to convince lawmakers to reverse vehicle registration changesMOUNT WOLF, Pa. – Law enforcement agencies are hoping to convince state senator
Police hope to convince lawmakers to reverse vehicle registration changes
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 22 days ago
MOUNT WOLF, Pa. – Law enforcement agencies are hoping to convince state senators to turn back upcoming changes to the vehicle registration process. “There’s no incentive to get your vehicle registered anymore,” Chief Bryan Rizzo of the Northeastern... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Calls For Repayment Of $280 Million In Road FundsSenate Transportation Committee Chairman Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) Monday calle
Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Calls For Repayment Of $280 Million In Road Funds
The Chattanoogan / Posted 22 days ago
Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) Monday called for repayment of $280 million "raided" from the state’s highway fund from 2001 to 2007. State Senator Tracy said he would submit an appropriations amendment to the state... Read more
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The Maui News
State working on plan for historic E. Maui bridgesThe state Department of Transportation includes recommendations for 43 bridges
State working on plan for historic E. Maui bridges
The Maui News / Posted 24 days ago
The state Department of Transportation includes recommendations for 43 bridges and 12 culverts between Mileposts 5 and 34 along Hana Highway in the latest draft of its Hana Highway Bridge Preservation Plan. The department is hosting its third round... Read more
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The Advocate
26 years later, uncompleted road plan helps shape Louisiana transportation spendingMore than a quarter of a century after Louisiana voters approved funding for 16
26 years later, uncompleted road plan helps shape Louisiana transportation spending
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
More than a quarter of a century after Louisiana voters approved funding for 16 road and bridge projects, the list is far from done. In addition, the costs of the work will take an increasing bite of Louisiana’s key transportation fund amid constant... Read more
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The Advocate
New state law increases cost of buying auto insuranceAn innocuous bill got an expensive hitchhiker during the 2015 session of the Lo
New state law increases cost of buying auto insurance
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
An innocuous bill got an expensive hitchhiker during the 2015 session of the Louisiana Legislature: a fee increase generating $21.8 million for State Police operations that some say will add to the cost of buying car insurance. The rider allowed the... Read more
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The Advocate
26 years later road plan helps shape Louisiana transportation spendingMore than a quarter of a century after voters approved funding for 16 road and
26 years later road plan helps shape Louisiana transportation spending
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
More than a quarter of a century after voters approved funding for 16 road and bridge projects, the list is far from done. In addition, the costs of the work will take an increasing bite of Louisiana’s key transportation fund amid constant bickering... Read more

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