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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Fixing America’s Bridgesand others blame Congress for failing to raise the gas tax in 23 years. Republ
Fixing America’s Bridges
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
and others blame Congress for failing to raise the gas tax in 23 years. Republican Rep. Bill Shuster, who chairs the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said raising the gas tax “doesn’t solve the long-term funding problem.” But... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
ACI-NA Welcome Legislation to Reduce TSA Wait TimesThe bipartisan Funding for Aviation Screeners and Threat Elimination Restoratio
ACI-NA Welcome Legislation to Reduce TSA Wait Times
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
The bipartisan Funding for Aviation Screeners and Threat Elimination Restoration Act (H.R. 5340), introduced by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Peter DeFazio (D-OR), House Homeland Security Committee Ranking... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Fixing America’s crumbling bridgesroads. Rene Marsh: “Have you been against raising the tax because its just bad
Fixing America’s crumbling bridges
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
roads. Rene Marsh: “Have you been against raising the tax because its just bad politics?” Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee said, “The economy hasn’t great and to put a burden on the American people... Read more
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First Coast News
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A”
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A”
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A”
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A”
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A”
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A”
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 2 days ago
Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees... Read more
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CNN
America's crumbling infrastructureand others blame Congress for failing to raise the gas tax in 23 years. Republ
America's crumbling infrastructure
CNN / Posted 2 days ago
and others blame Congress for failing to raise the gas tax in 23 years. Republican Rep. Bill Shuster, who chairs the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said raising the gas tax "doesn't solve the long-term funding problem." But... Read more
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USA Today
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A”
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A”
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A”
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A”
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 2 days ago
Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A”
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A”
Lawmakers' dues to party: 'Extortion' or team effort?
Naples Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Committee, which regulates key sectors of the economy — are viewed as plum “A” committees. The "B" panels include the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Budget Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee. The "C" committees... Read more
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Grainnet.com
NGFA Comments on House Committee Passage of Waterways BillWashington - May 25, 2016 - The National Grain and Feed Association appreciates
NGFA Comments on House Committee Passage of Waterways Bill
Grainnet.com / Posted 2 days ago
Washington - May 25, 2016 - The National Grain and Feed Association appreciates the efforts of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today in approving the 2016 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) in an important step toward more... Read more
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NJ.com
Will wait times for security checks shrink at Newark Airport?resources coming on board here at Newark will improve conditions for the air tr
Will wait times for security checks shrink at Newark Airport?
NJ.com / Posted 4 days ago
resources coming on board here at Newark will improve conditions for the air travelers," said Sires, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Payne, a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, said these measures... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Finding a way to shorten airport lineswere better able to detect bombs than TSA inspectors (a result attributed to mo
Finding a way to shorten airport lines
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
were better able to detect bombs than TSA inspectors (a result attributed to more frequent training). In 2011, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee also released a report showing that private screeners in San Francisco were more... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Retiring Rep. Curt Clawson has followed own path in Housesomething GOP leaders expect of rank-and-file lawmakers. That stance cost him t
Retiring Rep. Curt Clawson has followed own path in House
Naples Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
something GOP leaders expect of rank-and-file lawmakers. That stance cost him the seat he had hoped to get on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. "I don't think (much of) our current business model and our governance model... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
AP National News Calendarthrough May 26. President Barack Obama visits Vietnam and Japan, through May 2
AP National News Calendar
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
through May 26. President Barack Obama visits Vietnam and Japan, through May 27. TUESDAY, MAY 24 WASHINGTON — House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on WASHINGTON's Metro public transit system. WASHINGTON — Senate... Read more
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The Hill
House unveils $622M Zika bill | GOP hasn't given up on budget | New phase in Puerto Rico fightimpasse largely boils down to one thing. "It's politics," said Rep. Peter DeFa
House unveils $622M Zika bill | GOP hasn't given up on budget | New phase in Puerto Rico fight
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
impasse largely boils down to one thing. "It's politics," said Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The Hill's Melanie Zanona breaks it down: http://bit.ly/1Td982N. HAPPY... Read more
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The Hill
How politics are getting in the way of better roads and bridgesimpasse largely boils down to one thing. “It’s politics,” said Rep. Peter A. D
How politics are getting in the way of better roads and bridges
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
impasse largely boils down to one thing. “It’s politics,” said Rep. Peter A. DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Funding shortfalls ahead By 2025, the country’s total infrastructure... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Congressional candidates give views on infrastructurehe is hopeful to have a voice on infrastructure issues. House Speaker Paul Ryan
Congressional candidates give views on infrastructure
The Record Searchlight / Posted 13 days ago
he is hopeful to have a voice on infrastructure issues. House Speaker Paul Ryan has assured him he will be appointed to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee provided he is re-elected, he said. The six-lane project for I-5 between Redding... Read more
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Denver Post
Minter: How to shorten airport lines? Get rid of the TSAwere better able to detect bombs than TSA inspectors (a result attributed to mo
Minter: How to shorten airport lines? Get rid of the TSA
Denver Post / Posted 16 days ago
were better able to detect bombs than TSA inspectors (a result attributed to more frequent training). In 2011, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee also released a report showing that private screeners in San Francisco were more... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Adam Minter: How to shorten airport lines? Get rid of the TSAwere better able to detect bombs than TSA inspectors (a result attributed to mo
Adam Minter: How to shorten airport lines? Get rid of the TSA
Dallas Morning News / Posted 16 days ago
were better able to detect bombs than TSA inspectors (a result attributed to more frequent training). In 2011, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee also released a report showing that private screeners in San Francisco were more... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How to shorten airport lines? Get rid of the TSAwere better able to detect bombs than TSA inspectors (a result attributed to mo
How to shorten airport lines? Get rid of the TSA
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
were better able to detect bombs than TSA inspectors (a result attributed to more frequent training). In 2011, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee also released a report showing that private screeners in San Francisco were more... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Debate buzzes over use of drones by the mediaAmazon, which could use them to deliver packages - regulators are juggling safe
Debate buzzes over use of drones by the media
Altoona Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
Amazon, which could use them to deliver packages - regulators are juggling safety with ease of use. As head of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Bill Shuster, R-9th District, has a direct role in drone policy and FAA... Read more
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The Hill
Tea Party candidate hopes to run as a Democrat to oust GOP chairmanBut Halvorson’s last-ditch effort to take down the powerful House Transportatio
Tea Party candidate hopes to run as a Democrat to oust GOP chairman
The Hill / Posted 21 days ago
But Halvorson’s last-ditch effort to take down the powerful House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman doesn’t involve a recount. Instead, the complicated plan will attempt to consolidate Democratic write-ins for Halvorson’s name in... Read more
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Arkansas Business
A New Infrastructure of Thinking (U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford Commentary)On the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, I think a lot about ports,
A New Infrastructure of Thinking (U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford Commentary)
Arkansas Business / Posted 21 days ago
On the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, I think a lot about ports, highways and bridges. But as the representative for the 1st District of Arkansas, I’m concerned not only with upgrading our physical infrastructure, but also with renewing... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Pipeline Safety Act moves forwardcaught sooner and perhaps prevented the pipeline failure from occurring,” he sa
Pipeline Safety Act moves forward
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 23 days ago
caught sooner and perhaps prevented the pipeline failure from occurring,” he said. The Pipeline Safety Act will go to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee next, hopefully within the next two months, Young said. If it passes through the... Read more
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The Hill
Ray LaHood joins Uber advisory boardto his role at the agency, LaHood represented Illinois in the U.S. House for ne
Ray LaHood joins Uber advisory board
The Hill / Posted 23 days ago
to his role at the agency, LaHood represented Illinois in the U.S. House for nearly 15 years, serving on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Also joining Uber’s eight-member advisory board is Melody Barnes, the vice... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers seek to ground Norwegian Air’s flight bidundermining competition by hiring pilots contracted through Asia, where labor c
Lawmakers seek to ground Norwegian Air’s flight bid
The Hill / Posted 25 days ago
undermining competition by hiring pilots contracted through Asia, where labor costs are lower. Now lawmakers on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee are pushing legislation that they say would effectively block the DOT’s stamp of... Read more
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The Hill
GOP warms to Trumpthe front-runner added heft as he seeks further inroads with the GOP establishm
GOP warms to Trump
The Hill / Posted 29 days ago
the front-runner added heft as he seeks further inroads with the GOP establishment. Shuster is the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and will give an added boost to Trump as one of 54 unbound delegates from... Read more
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TribLIVE
Congressman Shuster endorses TrumpCounty, who also was elected Tuesday as a delegate to this summer's GOP convent
Congressman Shuster endorses Trump
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
County, who also was elected Tuesday as a delegate to this summer's GOP convention. Shuster, who chairs the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Trump “shares my passion for economic development, including making sure... Read more
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The Hill
Trump vows to expand map for GOP, win Michiganbehind Trump. On Thursday, Trump won the support of two influential Republican
Trump vows to expand map for GOP, win Michigan
The Hill / Posted 29 days ago
behind Trump. On Thursday, Trump won the support of two influential Republicans: Reps. Bill Shuster (R-Penn.), the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Jeff Miller (R-Fla.), the Veterans Affairs Committee chai... Read more
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The Hill
Transportation chairman endorses Donald Trumpto serve as a delegate at the Republican Convention. The endorsement comes jus
Transportation chairman endorses Donald Trump
The Hill / Posted 29 days ago
to serve as a delegate at the Republican Convention. The endorsement comes just two days after Shuster, chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, narrowly defeated tea party insurgent Art Halvorson in a tough primary challenge... Read more
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The Hill
FAA reauthorization should not move forward without commonsense protections for customer service agentspayers a dime, is backed by the aviation industry, and was unanimously approved
FAA reauthorization should not move forward without commonsense protections for customer service agents
The Hill / Posted 30 days ago
payers a dime, is backed by the aviation industry, and was unanimously approved by Republicans and Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Without federal protections, customer service agents who are assaulted are at... Read more

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