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20 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

Editorial: Long-term fix needed for highway fund

The Federal Highway Trust Fund, which pays for about $150 million worth of road repairs and transportation projects in New Hampshire each year, is slated to run out of money on Aug. 1. The fund, which is filled with a per-gallon tax on gasoline and diesel fuel that hasn't increased since 1993, can't keep up with the need to maintain America's aged ... (more)

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Yesterday | SeacoastOnline

Talks needed on federal gas tax hike

There's nothing like the need for infrastructure investment and possibility of increasing a tax to send federal politicians into a frenzy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Democrat, Republican, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Corker Office Says "Nothing Happened" Involving UAW And Chattanooga Volkswagen

The office of Senator Bob Corker said that essentially "nothing happened" in regard to a United Auto Worker presence at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant.

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Chattanoogan.com

Roy Exum: Is UAW Deal Even Legal?

On April 21, 2014, when the United Auto Workers union abruptly abandoned its appeal of a 712-626 loss in an attempt to organize the Chattanooga Volkswagen manufacturing facility, it was widely reported that due to rules established by the National Labor Relations Board that the much-maligned UAW must refrain from any further efforts at VW's only ... (more)

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Chattanoogan.com

Chancellor Advises He Plans To Rule $9 Million TIF For Aetna Mountain Road Is Void

Chancellor Frank Brown has advised attorneys that he plans to put down an order on Monday ruling that a $9 million Tax Increment Financing bond issue is invalid.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

A temporary patch [Editorial]

Our view: With the Highway Trust Fund within weeks of bankruptcy, Congress looks to kick the transportation can down the road In the world of highway repairs, the term "cold patch" refers to an asphalt mix that's used to temporarily fill potholes.

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Chattanoogan.com

2 Killed In Accident On I-24 Friday Morning; 2 Others Injured

Two people were killed in an accident near Wildwood on Interstate 24 on Friday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, US Senate, Chattanooga, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Cleveland Police Lieutenant Relieved Of Duties; Case Referred For Possible Criminal Charges

Cleveland Lieutenant Steve Tyson has been relieved of duty as of July 2, pending an internal affairs investigation, officials said Friday.

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WTOP-FM Washington

UAW: 'Consensus' reached with Volkswagen on union

In this Feb. 14, 2014 file photo, Gary Casteel, now the secretary-treasurer of the United Auto Workers, discusses the union's loss in a union election at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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WTVF Nashville

Reaction To Death Of John Seigenthaler

Prominent leaders from Nashville and around Tennessee react to the news of John Seigenthaler's death Friday at age 86: Nashville Mayor Karl Dean "Today we lost an iconic figure in Nashville's history - a man who stood for inclusiveness long before it was synonymous with our city's culture.

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Chattanoogan.com

Reaction To Death Of Longtime Editor Of The Tennessean John Seigenthaler

Senator Bob Corker on Friday released the following statement on the passing of longtime editor of The Tennessean John Seigenthaler: "John Seigenthaler was nothing short of an institution whose impact was felt all around the country," said Senator Corker.

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Chattanoogan.com

Corker Calls On Senate To Act On A Long-Term Solution To Highway Funding Needs By Year-End

Senator Bob Corker on Thursday called on the Senate to address a long-term, sustainable solution to the Highway Trust Fund shortfall by the year-end rather than "continue temporary patches put forth by the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee."

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News Max

UAW Refuses to Give Up Battle to Unionize VW Workers

Five months after workers at a Volkswagen car factory in Tennessee voted against forming a union, the United Auto Workers said it would open a local office there that could lead to the creation of a German-style worker council.

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WTVC

Former TN Senator Howard Baker Dies

Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander is reporting that former Tennessee Senator Howard Baker, a major political figure in Washington for decades, has died.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Macon County Times

2014 Washington Youth Tour

A record number of young people from electric cooperative service areas across the United States, including Tri-County Electric, experienced an in-depth look at our nation's capital during the electric cooperative's 2014 Washington Youth Tour.

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Chattanoogan.com

Hatem El-Sayegh Joins Barge Waggoner Sumner And Cannon

Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc. announced that Hatem El-Sayegh, PhD, PE, joins the firm as the Wet Weather Practice Leader.

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Cybercast News Service

CNSNews

A senior State Department official took flak from skeptical senators Wednesday after saying that so-called "sectoral" sanctions against Russia - measures targeting specific sectors of its economy - could be imposed "very soon" over its actions in Ukraine.

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Automotive News

UAW to form union local for VW workers in Tennessee

The UAW plans to announce today that it is forming a union local to represent workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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The Hill

Dems bring shutdown talk to Senate highway bill fight

Democrats are rallying around "shutdown" as a new favorite buzzword as the Highway Trust Fund faces a $10 billion shortfall, and the annual bills funding government agencies have stalled.

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Free Republic

Pat Roberts on Tea Party'S Challenge of Him: 'I Might Be Next'

Sen. Pat Roberts told Sen. Bob Corker that he may be the next victim of the anti-incumbent Tea Party mood sweeping America with the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor earlier this year, Politico's Manu Raju reports.

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