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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
NBAA Names Roger Whyte Recipient of 2016 John H. Winant Award160 delegates attended. Whyte has also supported the aviation community throug
NBAA Names Roger Whyte Recipient of 2016 John H. Winant Award
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 5 hours ago
160 delegates attended. Whyte has also supported the aviation community through positions he has held as a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and as a member of the Board of Governors for... Read more
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CBC.ca
Semiahmoo First Nation talking Surrey about water supply to native landconstruct a pump station that would pump up to our station on Eighth Avenue," s
Semiahmoo First Nation talking Surrey about water supply to native land
CBC.ca / Posted 21 hours ago
construct a pump station that would pump up to our station on Eighth Avenue," said Arason. Semiahmoo leaders and Surrey's transportation and infrastructure committee have had one meeting to explore the opportunities. A city staff report is due... Read more
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USA Today
NJ Transit train lacked automatic brakingsafety technology, the more innocent lives we put in jeopardy," said Rep. Sean
NJ Transit train lacked automatic braking
USA Today / Posted yesterday
safety technology, the more innocent lives we put in jeopardy," said Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y, and a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Congress set a 2015 deadline for railroads to adopt automatic braking, called... Read more
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The Hill
House passes waterways bill with Flint aidget everything they were seeking in the underlying water bill. Rep. Peter DeFa
House passes waterways bill with Flint aid
The Hill / Posted yesterday
get everything they were seeking in the underlying water bill. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, slammed GOP leadership for dropping a Democratic-favored provision from the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Try humming ‘When the Levee Breaks’ while reading about California flood controlamong other measures. “This bill is by no means perfect,” said Rep. Bill Shust
Try humming ‘When the Levee Breaks’ while reading about California flood control
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
among other measures. “This bill is by no means perfect,” said Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Penn., the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, “but it’s a good bill.” The Valley is covered on the House committee by Reps.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Senate Dems threaten to upend budget bill over Flintand navigation projects across the U.S. Speaking to the Rules Committee, U.S.
Senate Dems threaten to upend budget bill over Flint
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
and navigation projects across the U.S. Speaking to the Rules Committee, U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., who chairs the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in charge of the WRDA bill, said while he thinks "It's a terrible thing that's... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers clash over race claims in Flint aid delayPublic Works, has jurisdiction over the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers. B
Lawmakers clash over race claims in Flint aid delay
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Public Works, has jurisdiction over the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers. But the House version of WRDA came out of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which does not have jurisdiction over the Flint issue. As a result, House GOP... Read more
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The Hill
Clinton, Trump bring infrastructure hopes to White Housepaying jobs. “What she’s proposing is a very realistic number,” said Rep. Pete
Clinton, Trump bring infrastructure hopes to White House
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
paying jobs. “What she’s proposing is a very realistic number,” said Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. “We could very efficiently spend an extra $275 billion.” Clinton’s plan would... Read more
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The Hill
Shutdown risk grows over Flintit might be impossible to actually include money for Flint in that bill. They s
Shutdown risk grows over Flint
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
it might be impossible to actually include money for Flint in that bill. They say the legislation was drafted by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which has oversight of the Army Corps of Engineers and deals with Corps water... Read more
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The Hill
Pre-debate prep | House to vote on ObamaCare co-op billthink the solution - the dollars - need to be driven by the state of Michigan,"
Pre-debate prep | House to vote on ObamaCare co-op bill
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
think the solution - the dollars - need to be driven by the state of Michigan," Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said during Monday's markup of the bill. And because the final bill isn't... Read more
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The Hill
Flint congressman pleads for funds in spending billpurview of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. That's not the same committ
Flint congressman pleads for funds in spending bill
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
purview of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. That's not the same committee responsible for the House WRDA bill, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Kildee has offered an amendment to the House water bill that would provide $220... Read more
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The Hill
Dems highlight more concerns with House waterways billRep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member on the House Transportation and Inf
Dems highlight more concerns with House waterways bill
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, is blasting a Texas project tucked into the underlying legislation because a portion of the $810 million in authorized funding would go toward... Read more
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BC Local News
Semiahmoo First Nation appeals to Surrey for waterto connect to our system.” SFN band councillor Joanne Charles said she and Chi
Semiahmoo First Nation appeals to Surrey for water
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
to connect to our system.” SFN band councillor Joanne Charles said she and Chief Willard Cook appeared before the city’s transportation and infrastructure committee Monday “to request an emergency connection to (Surrey’s) water supply and... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Semiahmoo First Nation appeals to Surrey for waterto connect to our system.” SFN band councillor Joanne Charles said she and Chi
Semiahmoo First Nation appeals to Surrey for water
Peace Arch News / Posted 7 days ago
to connect to our system.” SFN band councillor Joanne Charles said she and Chief Willard Cook appeared before the city’s transportation and infrastructure committee Monday “to request an emergency connection to (Surrey’s) water supply and... Read more
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The Hill
House to vote on water infrastructure bill next weeknext week, the water resources bill, that's where that belongs, in that convers
House to vote on water infrastructure bill next week
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
next week, the water resources bill, that's where that belongs, in that conversation.” The WRDA bill advanced by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee authorizes dozens of new Army Corps of Engineers projects that are offset by... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Members Introduce Bill To Name The Nashville Federal Courthouse In Honor Of Fred Thompsonthe Senate Watergate Committee in 1973. Sen. Thompson passed away on Nov. 1, 20
Tennessee Members Introduce Bill To Name The Nashville Federal Courthouse In Honor Of Fred Thompson
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
the Senate Watergate Committee in 1973. Sen. Thompson passed away on Nov. 1, 2015. The legislation introduced today will now be considered by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committ... Read more
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Roll Call
Word on the Hill: Byrd is BackTom Williams caught D.C. Del. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton pinching California Re
Word on the Hill: Byrd is Back
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
Tom Williams caught D.C. Del. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton pinching California Rep. Grace Napolitano's cheek during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup on Sept. 14. See more photos of the week. ICYMI: Sen. Rob Portman did the... Read more
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Roll Call
Photos of the Week: Trump, Pence Roll Through Town, Library of Congress Gets Historic LeaderWilliams/CQ Roll Call)D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton pinches the cheek of Cali
Photos of the Week: Trump, Pence Roll Through Town, Library of Congress Gets Historic Leader
Roll Call / Posted 13 days ago
Williams/CQ Roll Call)D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton pinches the cheek of California Rep. Grace Napolitano during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup in the Rayburn Building on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. (Tom Williams/CQ... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flintit to apply only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. Rep. Bil
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flint
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 14 days ago
it to apply only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said in a statement that he shares a goal with Inhofe and Sen. Barbara Boxer,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flintonly to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. A spokesman for Rep.
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flint
Orange County Register / Posted 15 days ago
only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. A spokesman for Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Shuster was confident Congress can complete a bill by the end of the... Read more
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Roll Call
Water Bill With Flint Aid Passes Senatea House Energy and Commerce committee aide said. [Democrats Blast GOP Senators
Water Bill With Flint Aid Passes Senate
Roll Call / Posted 15 days ago
a House Energy and Commerce committee aide said. [Democrats Blast GOP Senators for Vote Against Flint] “Upton trusts Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Shuster’s judgment when it comes to the best way to advance a WRDA bill... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flintit to apply only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. Rep. Bil
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flint
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 days ago
it to apply only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said in a statement that he shares a goal with Inhofe and Sen. Barbara Boxer,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flintit to apply only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. Rep. Bil
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flint
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
it to apply only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said in a statement that he shares a goal with Inhofe and Sen. Barbara Boxer,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flintit to apply only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. Rep. Bil
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flint
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 days ago
it to apply only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said in a statement that he shares a goal with Inhofe and Sen. Barbara Boxer,... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flintonly to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. A spokesman for Rep.
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flint
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 15 days ago
only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. A spokesman for Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Shuster was confident Congress can complete a bill by the end of the... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flintonly to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. A spokesman for Rep.
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flint
The Toledo Blade / Posted 15 days ago
only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. A spokesman for Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Shuster was confident Congress can complete a bill by the end of the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flintonly to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. A spokesman for Rep.
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flint
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. A spokesman for Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Shuster was confident Congress can complete a bill by the end of the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flintonly to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. A spokesman for Rep.
Senate approves bill for water projects; millions for Flint
Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. A spokesman for Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Shuster was confident Congress can complete a bill by the end of the... Read more
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ABC News
Senate Approves Bill for Water Projects; Millions for Flintonly to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. A spokesman for Rep.
Senate Approves Bill for Water Projects; Millions for Flint
ABC News / Posted 15 days ago
only to standards in the state where the disposal occurs. A spokesman for Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Shuster was confident Congress can complete a bill by the end of th... Read more
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The Hill
Michigan lawmakers plot path forward on Flint aidSenate committees, meaning the chambers would have to go to conference. Rep. P
Michigan lawmakers plot path forward on Flint aid
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
Senate committees, meaning the chambers would have to go to conference. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, admits that lawmakers likely won’t have time to reconcile their differences... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Committee Approves Bipartisan Bill To Expand Paid Sick Leave for Veteransprevents veterans hired by the FAA from receiving paid sick leave benefits has
Committee Approves Bipartisan Bill To Expand Paid Sick Leave for Veterans
The Aero-News Network / Posted 15 days ago
prevents veterans hired by the FAA from receiving paid sick leave benefits has been unanimously reported out of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and now heads to the full House for consideration. The benefits were recently... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lake Tahoe protection and Sacramento flood control in Senate billthink we’ll get it done before the new Congress,” said Rep. John Garamendi, D-W
Lake Tahoe protection and Sacramento flood control in Senate bill
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
think we’ll get it done before the new Congress,” said Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. While big, though, the Senate bill – which authorizes several dozen Army Corps... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Barletta: $194 million approved for new Harrisburg Courthouseof a new federal courthouse in Harrisburg, securing a total of $194,444,000 in
Barletta: $194 million approved for new Harrisburg Courthouse
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 16 days ago
of a new federal courthouse in Harrisburg, securing a total of $194,444,000 in a resolution passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, of which Barletta is a member. As chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Northern Michigan state Rep. Peter Pettalia dies in motorcycle crashis survived by his wife, Karen, and two grown children. Pettalia, a third-term
Northern Michigan state Rep. Peter Pettalia dies in motorcycle crash
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 days ago
is survived by his wife, Karen, and two grown children. Pettalia, a third-term member of the House, was chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. According to MIRS, the Montmorency County Sheriff's Office and the Michigan... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Northern Michigan state rep Peter Pettalia dies in motorcycle crashis survived by his wife, Karen, and two grown children. Pettalia, a third-term
Northern Michigan state rep Peter Pettalia dies in motorcycle crash
Detroit Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
is survived by his wife, Karen, and two grown children. Pettalia, a third-term member of the House, was chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. According to the Michigan Information and Research Service, the Montmorency... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan state Rep. Peter Pettalia dies in motorcycle crashand co-owner of an auto shop, was first elected in 2010 and was serving his thi
Michigan state Rep. Peter Pettalia dies in motorcycle crash
MLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
and co-owner of an auto shop, was first elected in 2010 and was serving his third term. He served as chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. House Speaker Kevin Cotter, R-Mt. Pleasant, said Pettalia was deeply involved... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Concerns hinder Arizona texting-while-driving billlicense. This would not apply after a driver’s 18th birthday or in emergency si
Concerns hinder Arizona texting-while-driving bill
The Arizona Republic / Posted 17 days ago
license. This would not apply after a driver’s 18th birthday or in emergency situations. The bill has been assigned to the transportation and infrastructure committee. Rep. Randall Friese, D-Tucson, a co-sponsor of the bill, said House Bill 2241... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Amtran gets $864K grant from FTAAmtran can continue to provide a modern transit system for the area, said U.S.
Amtran gets $864K grant from FTA
Altoona Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
Amtran can continue to provide a modern transit system for the area, said U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. "Without the active support of Chairman Shuster, this grant application could... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
San Joaquin Valley officials take their annual wish list to Congressget with just the congressmen.” O’Brien, for instance, was speaking in the Can
San Joaquin Valley officials take their annual wish list to Congress
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
get with just the congressmen.” O’Brien, for instance, was speaking in the Cannon House Office Building, where three House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee staffers were briefing the visitors. In the afternoon, the Valley officials... Read more
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The Hill
Flint funding up in the airthird-world country.” A spokesman for Upton said that he supports the Senate’s
Flint funding up in the air
The Hill / Posted 23 days ago
third-world country.” A spokesman for Upton said that he supports the Senate’s $220 million Flint plan and has pushed the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which has the main jurisdiction over the water infrastructure bill, to agree... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Feds give Oregon $2.1 million for road usage charge programinfrastructure in a long-term, sustainable way,” said Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore
Feds give Oregon $2.1 million for road usage charge program
KTVZ Bend / Posted 30 days ago
infrastructure in a long-term, sustainable way,” said Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., ranking member on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and a lead negotiator of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST... Read more

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