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Monday Aug 11 | Effingham Herald

There is a price to pay for transportation

Ray LaHood, who once was the federal transportation secretary for President Obama, had some blunt advice for a legislative study committee trying to figure out how the state can pay for repairing its highways and bridges.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, Nathan Deal, US Governors

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Increased gas tax could improve state infrastructure, officials say

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood recommended a federal gas-tax hike of 10 cents per gallon and automatic increases tied to the cost of living during a news conference Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nathan Deal, Georgia, Georgia Government, US Governors

Fri Aug 01, 2014


Trucking leaders, groups speak out about Congress' short-term Highway Trust Fund fix

The Senate late Thursday evening relented and backed the House's version of a bill providing $10.8 billion for highway and transit projects at the height of the summer construction season, sending it to the White House.


Related Topix: US News, Trucking, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ed Rendell, US Governors

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Kansas City InfoZine

NGO Workers Testify About Struggles After Egyptian Convictions

"It is unclear whether that applies in the United States, so I need to read the fine print when I apply for a loan or sign a rental agreement, visa or job application.


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Mass Transit

IL: County Board Backs HSR Stop

July 22--The Madison County Board unanimously agreed to support the choice of the Alton Multimodal Transportation Center as one of two area stops on a high-speed rail line between St. Louis and Chicago.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Madison County, IL, Alton, IL, Senator Dick Durbin