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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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The office of Senator Bob Corker said that essentially "nothing happened" in regard to a United Auto Worker presence at the Chattanooga Volkswagen plant.
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)
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.
Two people were killed in an accident near Wildwood on Interstate 24 on Friday morning.
Cleveland Lieutenant Steve Tyson has been relieved of duty as of July 2, pending an internal affairs investigation, officials said Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon, Inc. announced that Hatem El-Sayegh, PhD, PE, joins the firm as the Wet Weather Practice Leader.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 09:25 am
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