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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force membersleaders on the panel include House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia; Senate
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force members
The Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
leaders on the panel include House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia; Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego; House Transportation Committee Chairman Kenny Havard, R-St. Francisville; and Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Page Cortez,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Regulator warns of 'grave' airbag recall for 313K Hondas and Acurasleft, holds up a damaged airbag that was manufactured by Takata during a hearin
Regulator warns of 'grave' airbag recall for 313K Hondas and Acuras
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
left, holds up a damaged airbag that was manufactured by Takata during a hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Takata Corp's chief executive has said he would resign so that the auto parts supplier could move... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force membersleaders on the panel include House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia; Senate
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force members
The Advocate / Posted 5 hours ago
leaders on the panel include House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia; Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego; House Transportation Committee Chairman Kenny Havard, R-St. Francisville; and Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Page Cortez,... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force membersleaders on the panel include House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, Senate
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force members
The Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
leaders on the panel include House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, House Transportation Committee Chairman Kenny Havard, R-St. Francisville and Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Page Cortez,... Read more
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CBC.ca
Let it snow longer before the plows go out, city staff recommendexpectation that we have excellent service for snow removal. We're a snowy capi
Let it snow longer before the plows go out, city staff recommend
CBC.ca / Posted 8 hours ago
expectation that we have excellent service for snow removal. We're a snowy capital," said Coun. Keith Egli, who chairs the transportation committee. "We wanted to maintain as much of that service as we still could but at the same time recognize... Read more
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The Advocate
Edwards unveils transportation task force membersleaders on the panel include House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, Senate
Edwards unveils transportation task force members
The Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
leaders on the panel include House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, House Transportation Committee Chairman Kenny Havard, R-St. Francisville and Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Page Cortez,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Taxi groups crafting legislation to hit Uber with wheelchair mandatebill's crafters hope it will be sponsored by Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a Man
Taxi groups crafting legislation to hit Uber with wheelchair mandate
Crain's New York Business / Posted 11 hours ago
bill's crafters hope it will be sponsored by Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a Manhattan Democrat who chairs the council's Transportation Committee. A spokesman for Rodriguez said the councilman has not seen the draft. “It’s a good start,” said... Read more
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Newsmax
Sen. Thune: 'Absolute Vigilance' Needed Against ISIS Threatsafety, including enhanced consumer protections for airline passengers. Thune,
Sen. Thune: 'Absolute Vigilance' Needed Against ISIS Threat
Newsmax / Posted 11 hours ago
safety, including enhanced consumer protections for airline passengers. Thune, who chairs the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, said Thursday the bill should come up for a vote as early as next week, and it contains several... Read more
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The Marietta Times
High School Lane between Wooster and Scammel streets to be fixedrepairs to the area behind The Castle (museum)?" asked Councilwoman Kathy Downe
High School Lane between Wooster and Scammel streets to be fixed
The Marietta Times / Posted 16 hours ago
repairs to the area behind The Castle (museum)?" asked Councilwoman Kathy Downer, D-at large, who chairs the streets and transportation committee. Lambert said he understood the alley behind the Castle would be fixed as part of the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie's plan to cut sales tax, raise gas tax may not get needed votesmoney that we need to get the trust fund moving again for a year, or two years,
Christie's plan to cut sales tax, raise gas tax may not get needed votes
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 hours ago
money that we need to get the trust fund moving again for a year, or two years,” said Wisniewski, chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee. “We could dedicate — it would be about $175 million for the debt service. But we could buy... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Taxi groups crafting legislation to hit Uber with wheelchair mandatebill's crafters hope it will be sponsored by Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a Man
Taxi groups crafting legislation to hit Uber with wheelchair mandate
Crain's New York Business / Posted 20 hours ago
bill's crafters hope it will be sponsored by Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a Manhattan Democrat who chairs the council's Transportation Committee. A spokesman for Rodriguez said the councilman has not seen the draft. The Taxi and Limousine... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Troublesome alley to be fixedrepairs to the area behind The Castle (museum)?" asked Councilwoman Kathy Downe
Troublesome alley to be fixed
The Marietta Times / Posted 23 hours ago
repairs to the area behind The Castle (museum)?" asked Councilwoman Kathy Downer, D-at large, who chairs the streets and transportation committee. Lambert said he understood the alley behind the Castle would be fixed as part of the... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Congress Works On Stalled FAA Reauthorization15, which does not leave a lot of time given the July 4 holiday coming up. As
Congress Works On Stalled FAA Reauthorization
The Aero-News Network / Posted yesterday
15, which does not leave a lot of time given the July 4 holiday coming up. As to the ATC privatization ... while House Transportation Committee Chair Bill Shuster (R-PA) could try to revive the idea next year if he is still leading the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie's plan to cut sales tax, raise gas tax may not get votes needed in Senatemoney that we need to get the trust fund moving again for a year, or two years,
Christie's plan to cut sales tax, raise gas tax may not get votes needed in Senate
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
money that we need to get the trust fund moving again for a year, or two years,” said Wisniewski, chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee. “We could dedicate — it would be about $175 million for the debt service. But we could buy... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: The Power of a Unified Regionand ultimately mayor. He also was a member of the South Suburban Mayors and Man
City Club of Chicago: The Power of a Unified Region
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted yesterday
and ultimately mayor. He also was a member of the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association executive board and transportation committee and the regional Council of Mayors executive committee. His prior service also included membership... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie's plan to cut sales tax, raise gas tax may not get votes needed in Senatemoney that we need to get the trust fund moving again for a year, or two years,
Christie's plan to cut sales tax, raise gas tax may not get votes needed in Senate
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
money that we need to get the trust fund moving again for a year, or two years,” said Wisniewski, chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee. “We could dedicate – it would be about $175 million for the debt service. But we could buy... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Senate Approval Of TTF Replenishment Is Uncertaintake a breath. Let’s come back in July when we can give this the kind of seriou
Senate Approval Of TTF Replenishment Is Uncertain
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted yesterday
take a breath. Let’s come back in July when we can give this the kind of serious public attention it deserves.” Assembly Transportation Committee chairman John Wisniewski says the state could borrow the money to get the Trust Fund moving... Read more
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ABC News
Veepstakes 2016: A Look at Trump and Clinton's Potential VP Picksand is currently serving his second term in the U.S. Senate. Thune is the chair
Veepstakes 2016: A Look at Trump and Clinton's Potential VP Picks
ABC News / Posted yesterday
and is currently serving his second term in the U.S. Senate. Thune is the chairman of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee and the chairman of the Senate Republican Conference. Potential pitfall: Thune voted in favor of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Gary Peters' $1 billion science research bill passed by Senate panelsigned into law, could help spur government-funded research. The legislation a
Gary Peters' $1 billion science research bill passed by Senate panel
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
signed into law, could help spur government-funded research. The legislation approved by the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee would authorize more than $1 billion for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. Senate Democrats: We're opposed to Christie gas and sales tax dealLegislature should consider extending its borrowing capacity for another year o
N.J. Senate Democrats: We're opposed to Christie gas and sales tax deal
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
Legislature should consider extending its borrowing capacity for another year or two. Wisniewski, chairman of the Assembly transportation committee, warned taking a $1.7 billion bite out of annual state revenues is sure to trigger a credit... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Life-Saving Drunk Driving Legislation Advancesfor all drunk driving offenders in California, is the Assembly Appropriations C
Life-Saving Drunk Driving Legislation Advances
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted yesterday
for all drunk driving offenders in California, is the Assembly Appropriations Committee. On Monday, the Assembly Transportation Committee voted 10-0 in favor of SB 1046. Today, the Assembly Business and Professions Committee followed suit... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J. Democratic lawmakers blast tax overhaul plan backed by Assembly, Christiemoney that we need to get the trust fund moving again for a year, or two years,
N.J. Democratic lawmakers blast tax overhaul plan backed by Assembly, Christie
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
money that we need to get the trust fund moving again for a year, or two years,” said Wisniewski, chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee. “We could dedicate – it would be about $175 million for the debt service. But we could buy... Read more
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NJ.com
How your N.J. Assembly members voted on the gas tax hike, sales tax cutwill affect all of the Garden State's 9 million residents and put "money in the
How your N.J. Assembly members voted on the gas tax hike, sales tax cut
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
will affect all of the Garden State's 9 million residents and put "money in the pockets of the working poor." But Assembly Transportation Committee Chair John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex) opposed the plan, saying it would blow a hole of more than $1... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Ridgefield Sen. Boucher Blasts Mileage TaxWILTON, Conn. -- State Sen. Toni Boucher (R-26), who serves as ranking member o
Ridgefield Sen. Boucher Blasts Mileage Tax
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted yesterday
WILTON, Conn. -- State Sen. Toni Boucher (R-26), who serves as ranking member of the state’s Transportation Committee, and Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano (R-34) are raising concerns after learning from a Washington Post report that Connecticut, as... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Idaho's Fourth No-Texting Anniversaryuse of cellphones while driving. "It's a matter of deep concern," AAA Idaho lo
Idaho's Fourth No-Texting Anniversary
Boise Weekly / Posted yesterday
use of cellphones while driving. "It's a matter of deep concern," AAA Idaho lobbyist Michael Kane told the Idaho Senate Transportation Committee in February. "It's time to get the conversation going." Carlson said lawmakers' enthusiasm for such... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Tioga commissioners accept tower bidsRobert Blair and Ryan Satalin to the loan review committee; and Hamilton, Fred
Tioga commissioners accept tower bids
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Robert Blair and Ryan Satalin to the loan review committee; and Hamilton, Fred LaVancher and Jim Weaver to the rural transportation committee. Approved the promotions of Christine Hamblin and Kenneth Nowak to full-time child care workers in... Read more
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The Daily Comet
In other Terrebonne Parish School Board action: June 28, 2016equipment, supplies and services. Action: Set the for regular board meeting at
In other Terrebonne Parish School Board action: June 28, 2016
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
equipment, supplies and services. Action: Set the for regular board meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday; Buildings, Food Service and Transportation Committee at 5 p.m. July 11; Finance, Insurance and Section 16 Lands Committee at 5 p.m. July 18; Executive... Read more
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The Houma Courier
In other Terrebonne Parish School Board action: June 28, 2016equipment, supplies and services. Action: Set the for regular board meeting at
In other Terrebonne Parish School Board action: June 28, 2016
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
equipment, supplies and services. Action: Set the for regular board meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday; Buildings, Food Service and Transportation Committee at 5 p.m. July 11; Finance, Insurance and Section 16 Lands Committee at 5 p.m. July 18; Executive... Read more
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Boston Globe
Uber legislation creates windfall for lobbyistsfor the measure to include clarifying language around coverage and policies. A
Uber legislation creates windfall for lobbyists
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
for the measure to include clarifying language around coverage and policies. A firm led by a former House chair of the transportation committee and a former lawmaker who held leadership posts in both the House and Senate represent Enterprise... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Volkswagen settles emissions claims with states"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority
Volkswagen settles emissions claims with states
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Volkswagen admitted to programming cars with 2-liter diesel engines to cheat on emissions tests.... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Volkswagen settles emissions claims with states"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority
Volkswagen settles emissions claims with states
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Volkswagen admitted to programming cars with 2-liter diesel engines to cheat on emissions tests.... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Volkswagen settles emissions claims with states"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority
Volkswagen settles emissions claims with states
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 days ago
"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Volkswagen admitted to programming cars with 2-liter diesel engines to cheat on emissions tests.... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Volkswagen settles emissions claims with states"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority
Volkswagen settles emissions claims with states
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Volkswagen admitted to programming cars with 2-liter diesel engines to cheat on emissions tests.... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Volkswagen settles emissions claims with states"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority
Volkswagen settles emissions claims with states
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 2 days ago
"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Volkswagen admitted to programming cars with 2-liter diesel engines to cheat on emissions tests.... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Deputy AG says VW turned owners into accomplices"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority
Deputy AG says VW turned owners into accomplices
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 days ago
"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Volkswagen admitted to programming cars with 2-liter diesel engines to cheat on emissions tests.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Fla. Sen. Bill Nelson hopes VW's $14.7 billion settlement is deterrent"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority
Fla. Sen. Bill Nelson hopes VW's $14.7 billion settlement is deterrent
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Volkswagen has agreed to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on... Read more
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The Express-Times
Gas tax hike, sales tax cut approved in surprise N.J. Assembly dealpockets of the working poor," he said. Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Middlese
Gas tax hike, sales tax cut approved in surprise N.J. Assembly deal
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
pockets of the working poor," he said. Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex), the longtime chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee was the only Assembly member to voice opposition. Wisniewski said he'd "worked for and hoped for"... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Deputy AG says VW turned owners into accomplices"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority
Deputy AG says VW turned owners into accomplices
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Volkswagen admitted to programming cars with 2-liter diesel engines to cheat on emissions tests.... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Deputy AG says VW turned owners into accomplices"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority
Deputy AG says VW turned owners into accomplices
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 2 days ago
"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Volkswagen admitted to programming cars with 2-liter diesel engines to cheat on emissions tests.... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Deputy AG says VW turned owners into accomplices"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority
Deputy AG says VW turned owners into accomplices
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
"who seek to intentionally deceive the public." Nelson is the ranking minority member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Volkswagen admitted to programming cars with 2-liter diesel engines to cheat on emissions tests.... Read more
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Boston Herald
South Coast Rail plan could change tracksextension started going north of $3 billion, it had its own impact,” said state
South Coast Rail plan could change tracks
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
extension started going north of $3 billion, it had its own impact,” said state Rep. William Straus, chairman of the House transportation committee, referring to ongoing plans to expand the Green Line despite its own ballooning budget. Straus, a... Read more
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NJ.com
From guns to pensions to sales tax cut: 7 things from a crazy day at the Statehouseand left without a vote. But the Assembly approved the proposal around 1 a.m.,
From guns to pensions to sales tax cut: 7 things from a crazy day at the Statehouse
NJ.com / Posted 2 days ago
and left without a vote. But the Assembly approved the proposal around 1 a.m., despite fierce opposition from Assembly Transportation Committee Chair John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex). Christie, meanwhile, held a late-night session with reporters... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. lawmakers OK sales tax cut, gas tax hike to fix roadspockets of the working poor," he said. Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Middlese
N.J. lawmakers OK sales tax cut, gas tax hike to fix roads
NJ.com / Posted 2 days ago
pockets of the working poor," he said. Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex), the longtime chairman of the Assembly Transportation Committee was the only Assembly member to voice opposition. Wisniewski said he'd "worked for and hoped for"... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Assembly Passes Measure To Replenish Transportation Fundin the state of New Jersey and in turn those people will be able to invest that
Assembly Passes Measure To Replenish Transportation Fund
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 2 days ago
in the state of New Jersey and in turn those people will be able to invest that money back into the economy.“ Assembly Transportation Committee Chairman John Wisniewski opposed cutting the sales tax because he says that will put an annual $1.6... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Legislation allowing Coit Tower concession stand wins committee approvalfrom community members concerned with preserving the historic building and mura
Legislation allowing Coit Tower concession stand wins committee approval
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 3 days ago
from community members concerned with preserving the historic building and murals. The Board of Supervisors' Land Use and Transportation Committee today voted unanimously to forward to the full board legislation allowing the snack bar to be built... Read more
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The Star
23 questions on tunnel projectDatuk Liang Teck Meng on the project because Liang will face Lim Hock Seng, the
23 questions on tunnel project
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
Datuk Liang Teck Meng on the project because Liang will face Lim Hock Seng, the state Works, Utilities and Transportation Committee chairman, in the debate at 9pm at the Caring Society Complex. When contacted, Liang said he was... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Illinois School Funding Formula: Is It Fair?her second term as State Senator of the 33rd District. Senator McConnaughay is
City Club of Chicago: Illinois School Funding Formula: Is It Fair?
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
her second term as State Senator of the 33rd District. Senator McConnaughay is the Minority Spokesperson for the Senate Transportation Committee. She also serves as a member on the Education, Energy & Public Utilities, Revenue and Financial... Read more
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PhysOrg
Why megaprojects often have megapitfallsmove during a major earthquake even if all the anchor rods were absent. And in
Why megaprojects often have megapitfalls
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
move during a major earthquake even if all the anchor rods were absent. And in a 2014 letter to state Senate Housing and Transportation Committee chairman Mark DeSaulnier, Caltrans director Malcolm Dougherty stated that the bridge was absolutely... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Cyclists on a collision course with Rehoboth Beachcompleted a bike friendly map that shows how to get into Rehoboth," said Jim El
Cyclists on a collision course with Rehoboth Beach
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
completed a bike friendly map that shows how to get into Rehoboth," said Jim Ellison, who serves on the city's Streets and Transportation Committee. "It's intended for families." The idea is to try to get them on safer streets, he said. "Rehoboth... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Cyclists on a collision course with Rehoboth Beachcompleted a bike friendly map that shows how to get into Rehoboth," said Jim El
Cyclists on a collision course with Rehoboth Beach
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
completed a bike friendly map that shows how to get into Rehoboth," said Jim Ellison, who serves on the city's Streets and Transportation Committee. "It's intended for families." The idea is to try to get them on safer streets, he said. "Rehoboth... Read more
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