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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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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NBC Chicago
Congresswoman Asks Rauner to Release Funding for New Amtrak Lineon the promise of connecting the Quad-Cities and Chicago with passenger rail se
Congresswoman Asks Rauner to Release Funding for New Amtrak Line
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
on the promise of connecting the Quad-Cities and Chicago with passenger rail service.” Bustos, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, also notes that the federal extension for the state to use the funds allocated... Read more
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The Hill
House committee passes pipeline safety billmakes some changes to the way PHMSA makes grants. The committee made some move
House committee passes pipeline safety bill
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
makes some changes to the way PHMSA makes grants. The committee made some moves to align its bill with one passed by the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. But there are still some differences that must be hammered out before the bill... Read more
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Roll Call
Indicted Rep. Fattah Loses Primarywas the only incumbent to lose, but he wasn't the only Keystone State incumbent
Indicted Rep. Fattah Loses Primary
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
was the only incumbent to lose, but he wasn't the only Keystone State incumbent who had a tumultuous Tuesday. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill Shuster, a 9th District Republican, narrowly survived a primary... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge has 'worst traffic in the nation,' and CATS a 'disaster,' Congressman Garret Graves saysand needs to be completely dismantled. Graves, one of the few freshman congres
Baton Rouge has 'worst traffic in the nation,' and CATS a 'disaster,' Congressman Garret Graves says
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
and needs to be completely dismantled. Graves, one of the few freshman congressmen or women to sit on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, weighed in on a variety of local transportation projects and issues — many of... Read more
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The Hill
Tea Party challenger uses rep’s relationship with lobbyist as ammoReal estate investor Art Halvorson’s second bid to unseat Rep. Bill Shuster (R-
Tea Party challenger uses rep’s relationship with lobbyist as ammo
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
Real estate investor Art Halvorson’s second bid to unseat Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) has been fueled by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman’s romantic involvement with a top airline lobbyist. It remains to be seen if the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Graves: CATS needs to 'fundamentally start over'a statement. Graves did bring optimistic news for other traffic problem areas.
Graves: CATS needs to 'fundamentally start over'
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
a statement. Graves did bring optimistic news for other traffic problem areas. The freshman congressman sits on the U.S. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and said Louisiana should be at the top of the list for sizable federal... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge has 'worst traffic in the nation,' and CATS a 'disaster,' Congressman Garrett Graves saysand needs to be completely dismantled. Graves, one of the few freshman congres
Baton Rouge has 'worst traffic in the nation,' and CATS a 'disaster,' Congressman Garrett Graves says
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
and needs to be completely dismantled. Graves, one of the few freshman congressmen or women to sit on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, weighed in on a variety of local transportation projects and issues — many of... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge has 'worst traffic in the nation,' and CATS a 'disaster,' Congressman Garrett Graves saysand needs to be completely dismantled. Graves, one of the few freshman congres
Baton Rouge has 'worst traffic in the nation,' and CATS a 'disaster,' Congressman Garrett Graves says
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
and needs to be completely dismantled. Graves, one of the few freshman congressmen or women to sit on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, weighed in on a variety of local transportation projects and issues — many of... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge has 'worst traffic in the nation,' and CATS a 'disaster,' Congressman Garrett Graves saysand needs to be completely dismantled. Graves, one of the few freshman congres
Baton Rouge has 'worst traffic in the nation,' and CATS a 'disaster,' Congressman Garrett Graves says
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
and needs to be completely dismantled. Graves, one of the few freshman congressmen or women to sit on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, weighed in on a variety of local transportation projects and issues — many of... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge has 'worst traffic in the nation,' and CATS a 'disaster,' Congressman Garrett Graves saysthe congestion and needs to be completely dismantled. Graves, one of the few f
Baton Rouge has 'worst traffic in the nation,' and CATS a 'disaster,' Congressman Garrett Graves says
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
the congestion and needs to be completely dismantled. Graves, one of the few freshman congressmen or women to sit on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, weighed in on a variety of local transportation projects and issues — many of... Read more
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The Hill
Senate looks for easy wins amid 2016 gridlockwould likely be an unpopular move. FAA’s legal authority expires July 15. Rep
Senate looks for easy wins amid 2016 gridlock
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
would likely be an unpopular move. FAA’s legal authority expires July 15. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, isn't giving up on the House bill yet. "We will take a look at the completed... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Shuster, Halvorson spending thousands on campaignsreview of the early 2016 records shows Shuster's most loyal supporters are in t
Shuster, Halvorson spending thousands on campaigns
Altoona Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
review of the early 2016 records shows Shuster's most loyal supporters are in the airline industry, which his House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee covers in Congress. Employees and executives at American Airlines gave Shuster... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Danbury
Senate Passes Esty-Sponsored Brownfields Revitalization BillConnecticut, including Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, Newtown and
Senate Passes Esty-Sponsored Brownfields Revitalization Bill
The Daily Voice - Danbury / Posted 11 days ago
Connecticut, including Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, Newtown and Sherman – and Gibson called on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to take up the bill so it can receive a vote on the House floor. “Cities and... Read more
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Grainnet.com
Shippers Take Impending SOLAS Requirements to CongressAt its hearing on April 14, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committ
Shippers Take Impending SOLAS Requirements to Congress
Grainnet.com / Posted 11 days ago
At its hearing on April 14, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will look into the impact of the International Maritime Organization’s new Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) requirements scheduled to take effect on July 1. With only 2... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
State fracking inspectors proposedOur Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety (PIPES) Act, which was app
State fracking inspectors proposed
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety (PIPES) Act, which was approved during a hearing of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, of which he is a member. The Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and... Read more
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The Hill
House lawmakers take up fight to stop shrinking airplane seatsairplane seat sizes even as the Senate rejected similar efforts. Rep. Steve Co
House lawmakers take up fight to stop shrinking airplane seats
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
airplane seat sizes even as the Senate rejected similar efforts. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said they will offer an amendment to a... Read more
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TribLIVE
15-year House veteran Shuster’s record pivotal in 9th District rematch with HalvorsonCollege; master of business administration, American University Occupation: U.
15-year House veteran Shuster’s record pivotal in 9th District rematch with Halvorson
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
College; master of business administration, American University Occupation: U.S. House of Representatives; chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster of Hollidaysburg is taking his 15-year career... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Energy: Senate energy reform bill set for final vote on WednesdayTAP WEDNESDAY I: The Senate will vote on final passage of its energy reform bil
Overnight Energy: Senate energy reform bill set for final vote on Wednesday
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
TAP WEDNESDAY I: The Senate will vote on final passage of its energy reform bill. Rest of Wednesday’s agenda … The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will vote on its proposed bill to reauthorize the Pipeline and Hazardous... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Bill calls for review of Phoenix flight-path changesfunding of the Federal Aviation Administration. Senators voted 95-3 to advance
Bill calls for review of Phoenix flight-path changes
The Arizona Republic / Posted 13 days ago
funding of the Federal Aviation Administration. Senators voted 95-3 to advance the bill. In February, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed its version of the legislation, also containing the McCain-Flake language.... Read more
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The Hill
Airline lobbying group spends big in air traffic control fightthe United States the opportunity to continue to lead the world in aviation,” R
Airline lobbying group spends big in air traffic control fight
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
the United States the opportunity to continue to lead the world in aviation,” Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, wrote in an op-ed in The Hill published Tuesday. The House’s FAA... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Halvorson, Shuster spar in debatethe highest ethical standards," while Shuster has "a close, intimate relationsh
Halvorson, Shuster spar in debate
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
the highest ethical standards," while Shuster has "a close, intimate relationship" with a lobbyist who has access to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, of which Shuster is the chairman, and that Shuster has cavorted in South Beach,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Norfolk Southern buyout failsto Pennsylvania, as well as the departments of Defense and Justice and "in your
Norfolk Southern buyout fails
Altoona Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
to Pennsylvania, as well as the departments of Defense and Justice and "in your own backyard, the chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee," Baker said. "This proposal was bad for America," that chairman, Rep. Bill... Read more
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Business Insider
The failed railroad mega-deal perfectly encapsulates 3 huge market storiesit in the announcement, the end to CP's negotiations comes the week after these
The failed railroad mega-deal perfectly encapsulates 3 huge market stories
Business Insider / Posted 21 days ago
it in the announcement, the end to CP's negotiations comes the week after these moves and after the head of the House House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee expressed disapproval with the plan. So the CP move may another manifestation of... Read more
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Newsmax
Duncan Hunter: Video Games Purchased by Congressman Questionedholder," the letter continued. "So this is called a vaporizer," Hunter said wh
Duncan Hunter: Video Games Purchased by Congressman Questioned
Newsmax / Posted 24 days ago
holder," the letter continued. "So this is called a vaporizer," Hunter said while puffing on the device during the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing. "There's no combustion, there are no carcinogens ... there is no... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Senate declines to delve into airline legroomvoted 42-54 to reject the proposal from Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., as part o
Senate declines to delve into airline legroom
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 25 days ago
voted 42-54 to reject the proposal from Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., as part of legislation governing the FAA. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee rejected a similar proposal in February for that chamber’s version of FAA... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
CP, Norfolk rail merger could affect defence, U.S. military saysrailways. Some U.S. politicians have also spoken out against a merger. Earlier
CP, Norfolk rail merger could affect defence, U.S. military says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 25 days ago
railways. Some U.S. politicians have also spoken out against a merger. Earlier this week, the chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee said he did not believe a merger was in the interests of the U.S. freight... Read more
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TribLIVE
Congressmen urge Army Corps to finish study to free up funds for lock and dam repairdead in the water. “This project needs to move forward,” said Rep. Bill Shuste
Congressmen urge Army Corps to finish study to free up funds for lock and dam repair
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
dead in the water. “This project needs to move forward,” said Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Bedford County, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Shuster on Wednesday visited the Emsworth Locks and Dams along with fellow... Read more
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TheStreet.com
U.S. House Transport chief opposes Canadian Pacific-Norfolk Southern hookupinterests of the U.S. freight transportation system, railroad employees, rail s
U.S. House Transport chief opposes Canadian Pacific-Norfolk Southern hookup
TheStreet.com / Posted 27 days ago
interests of the U.S. freight transportation system, railroad employees, rail shippers, and the short line railroads," said Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Penn., in a statement. "There continues to be no clear... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. House Transportation chief opposes CP, Norfolk rail mergertheir train at the CP Rail yards in Calgary, Alberta, April 29, 2014. WASHINGT
U.S. House Transportation chief opposes CP, Norfolk rail merger
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
their train at the CP Rail yards in Calgary, Alberta, April 29, 2014. WASHINGTON The Republican chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee announced his opposition on Tuesday to a proposed railroad merger between... Read more
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Roll Call
A Different Kind of Washington Gridlockheavily by the transit system, it seems unlikely that cuts are ahead. Barbara
A Different Kind of Washington Gridlock
Roll Call / Posted 1 months ago
heavily by the transit system, it seems unlikely that cuts are ahead. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., who serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said in a statement that she was pleased Wiedefeld “realizes the need for... Read more

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