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The Hill
House lawmakers renew fight over shrinking airplane seatsshort-term reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Rep.
House lawmakers renew fight over shrinking airplane seats
The Hill / Posted 21 hours ago
short-term reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), are pushing to attach a provision to an FAA... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Runoffs today; Panama Canal trip 'illuminating' for Sanford; Why Trump scares Aziz Ansaridead in Benghazi, Libya. Source: NYT After traveling to Panama over the weeken
Runoffs today; Panama Canal trip 'illuminating' for Sanford; Why Trump scares Aziz Ansari
Charleston City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
dead in Benghazi, Libya. Source: NYT After traveling to Panama over the weekend on an official trip with the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Congressman Mark Sanford says the trip was "illuminating" about how the... Read more
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The Hill
The Energy and Commerce Committee: getting the job donethe country. That law needed to be reauthorized and also needed some fine-tunin
The Energy and Commerce Committee: getting the job done
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
the country. That law needed to be reauthorized and also needed some fine-tuning so we worked in tandem with the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and constructed the PIPES Act, which our committee advanced by a unanimous vote... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Port authority budget includes $47 million to begin river dredgingtimes in the last month to discuss funding. U.S. Reps. Corrine Brown and John
Port authority budget includes $47 million to begin river dredging
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
times in the last month to discuss funding. U.S. Reps. Corrine Brown and John Mica of Florida, both members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, are working with port officials to set up a meeting with Jo-Ellen Darcy,... Read more
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The Hill
Waterways bill eyed as solution for Flintthat we can quickly move this bill through the Senate in the remaining weeks of
Waterways bill eyed as solution for Flint
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
that we can quickly move this bill through the Senate in the remaining weeks of this work period,” he added. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a $5 billion WRDA bill to boost the nation’s ports, harbors, dams and... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
National League Of Cities Calls Part 107 A Win For Local Governmentsa package of bipartisan amendments to the underlying bill, but did not receive
National League Of Cities Calls Part 107 A Win For Local Governments
The Aero-News Network / Posted 6 days ago
a package of bipartisan amendments to the underlying bill, but did not receive a vote due to procedural reasons. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed their version of the reauthorization bill without preemption language... Read more
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The Hill
Chairman slams sit-in 'circus' after cancelled transportation markupThe top lawmaker on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee slamm
Chairman slams sit-in 'circus' after cancelled transportation markup
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
The top lawmaker on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee slammed the Democratic sit-in on the House floor, which forced his panel to cancel a markup of transportation bills Thursday morning. ADVERTISEMENT GOP leaders were forced to... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
President Obama signs bill with Great Lakes pipeline protectionsbill came back to that chamber with changes made by the U.S. House. The House E
President Obama signs bill with Great Lakes pipeline protections
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
bill came back to that chamber with changes made by the U.S. House. The House Energy and Commerce Committee, along with the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, moved the bill with bipartisan support. “We came together, Republicans and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
President Obama signs bill with Great Lakes pipeline protectionsbill came back to that chamber with changes made by the U.S. House. The House E
President Obama signs bill with Great Lakes pipeline protections
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
bill came back to that chamber with changes made by the U.S. House. The House Energy and Commerce Committee, along with the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, moved the bill with bipartisan support. “We came together, Republicans and... Read more
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The Hill
Short-term FAA bill would likely extend into next year, GOP chairman saysairport security, reduce security checkpoint lines and strengthen consumer prot
Short-term FAA bill would likely extend into next year, GOP chairman says
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
airport security, reduce security checkpoint lines and strengthen consumer protections for airline passengers. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee advanced a six-year version in February, but the legislation has remained stalled... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Political Watchthe final language, which was based on legislation that originated in the House
Political Watch
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 15 days ago
the final language, which was based on legislation that originated in the House Energy and Commerce Committee, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and the Senate. Capps released the following statement on the House amendment to... Read more
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MLive.com
Congress passes bill ratcheting up Mackinac pipeline safety rulesis a strong current and any rupture would be difficult to contain," Miller said
Congress passes bill ratcheting up Mackinac pipeline safety rules
MLive.com / Posted 16 days ago
is a strong current and any rupture would be difficult to contain," Miller said. The PIPES Act passed through the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee before its chamber approval. U.S. Rep Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, chairs that... Read more
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Market Watch
Don’t let air-traffic control become another AmtrakAssociation in 1987. NATCA has powerful friends in Congress, including Rep. Bil
Don’t let air-traffic control become another Amtrak
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
Association in 1987. NATCA has powerful friends in Congress, including Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA), chairman of House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and Rep. Frank Lobiondo (R-NJ), chairman of the House Aviation Subcommittee, who... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
NBAA Joins Call For House To Pass FAA Reauthorizationsent to House Majority Leader Paul Ryan (R-1-WI), House Minority Leader Nancy P
NBAA Joins Call For House To Pass FAA Reauthorization
The Aero-News Network / Posted 21 days ago
sent to House Majority Leader Paul Ryan (R-1-WI), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-12-CA), and members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The letter noted that aviation stakeholders wish to see an FAA funding bill... Read more
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San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Van Nuys Hosts Aviation Conferencein the House includes a major provision not in the Senate version – to privatiz
Van Nuys Hosts Aviation Conference
San Fernando Valley Business Journal / Posted 21 days ago
in the House includes a major provision not in the Senate version – to privatize the air traffic control system. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has not yet taken up the bill in order to send it to the full membership, Bolen... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
NBAA Joins Call for House to Pass FAA Reauthorizationsent to House Majority Leader Paul Ryan (R-1-WI), House Minority Leader Nancy P
NBAA Joins Call for House to Pass FAA Reauthorization
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 22 days ago
sent to House Majority Leader Paul Ryan (R-1-WI), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-12-CA), and members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The letter noted that aviation stakeholders wish to see an FAA funding bill... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
GAMA Statement On The Need To Get An FAA Bill Enacted This Yearand CEO Pete Bunce released the following statement about FAA Reauthorization:
GAMA Statement On The Need To Get An FAA Bill Enacted This Year
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 25 days ago
and CEO Pete Bunce released the following statement about FAA Reauthorization: "Recent reports suggest that U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) may propose a simple extension of FAA programs into... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Airports Council Welcomes Legislation To Reduce TSA Wait TimesThe bipartisan Funding for Aviation Screeners and Threat Elimination Restoratio
Airports Council Welcomes Legislation To Reduce TSA Wait Times
The Aero-News Network / Posted 29 days ago
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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KQ2 St. Joseph
American travel hurt by infrastructureand others blame Congress for failing to raise the gas tax in 23 years. Republ
American travel hurt by infrastructure
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted a month 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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My EastText
American travel hurt by infrastructureand others blame Congress for failing to raise the gas tax in 23 years. Republ
American travel hurt by infrastructure
My EastText / Posted a month 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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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
American travel hurt by infrastructureand others blame Congress for failing to raise the gas tax in 23 years. Republ
American travel hurt by infrastructure
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted a month 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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The Signal
Battle against groundwater contamination advances on two frontsdecontamination facility fully operational by 2018. In a letter sent this mont
Battle against groundwater contamination advances on two fronts
The Signal / Posted a month ago
decontamination facility fully operational by 2018. In a letter sent this month to Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Congressman Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, asks that his House Resolution 4610 be... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Damaged pipelines are 'ticking time bomb'and others blame Congress for failing to raise the gas tax in 23 years. Republ
Damaged pipelines are 'ticking time bomb'
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted a month 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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Roll Call
Ryan's First Test: The Highway Billbill in two different ways. Members will be able to amend the six-year highway
Ryan's First Test: The Highway Bill
Roll Call / Posted 1 months ago
bill in two different ways. Members will be able to amend the six-year highway bill marked up in mid-October by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, when close to 150 amendments were considered. Lawmakers will also get to submit... Read more
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The Hill
How airport security lines got so badbusiness altogether.” But Democrats are pointing the finger elsewhere. Rep. P
How airport security lines got so bad
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
business altogether.” But Democrats are pointing the finger elsewhere. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), ranking member on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said Republicans slipped a provision into the 2013 budget deal that diverts a... Read more
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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 1 months 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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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 1 months ago
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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