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  1. Despite criticisms, new study finds Metro workers' pay and benefits are typical for industry.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    ... a politically important commission that is studying Metro and is chaired by former U.S. transportation secretary Ray LaHood. LaHood plans to issue a report in September recommending changes in Metro's funding and governance aimed at winning broad ...

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  2. Americans say they back a higher gas taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Finance and Commerce

    ... condition of their roads and interstate highways and the 56,000 structurally deficient bridges nationwide, said Ray LaHood, a Republican and former U.S. transportation secretary under President Barack Obama who supports raising the gas tax. ...

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  3. Ralph Regula, Avuncular Appropriator from Ohio, Dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Roll Call

    ... year," CQ wrote in January of 2008, noting the retirements that year of Regula, fellow Ohioan David L. Hobson, Ray LaHood of Illinois, and James T. Walsh of New York threatened the committee's reputation for comity. In a 2010 op-ed piece for the ...

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  4. Americans Say They Back Higher Gas Tax to Fix Crumbling RoadsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 20 | Transport Topics

    ... condition of their roads and interstate highways and the 56,000 structurally deficient bridges nationwide, said Ray LaHood, a Republican and former U.S. transportation secretary under President Barack Obama who supports raising the gas tax. ...

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  5. U.S lawmaker introduces resolution to honor fallen Navy SEALRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A resolution that would rename an U.S. post office in Illinois in honor of a fallen Navy SEAL has been introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives. U.S. Representative Darrin LaHood introduced the resolution this week.

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  6. On World Refugee Day Trump Administration...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Washington, DC: June 22, 2017. White House press secretary Sean Spicer stated yesterday that President Trump, "has been very focused on trying to get countries to agree and work together to create safe zones because refugees would rather be in the country where they are from."

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  7. In Defense of Christians (IDC) Statement On World Refugee Day: Trump...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | PRWeb

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer stated yesterday that President Trump, "has been very focused on trying to get countries to agree and work together to create safe zones because refugees would rather be in the country where they are from." White House press secretary Sean Spicer stated yesterday that President Trump, "has been very focused on trying to get countries to agree and work together to create safe zones because refugees would rather be in the country where they are from."

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  8. Wednesday Q+A With Ray LaHoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | National Journal

    After serving seven terms in the House, Ray LaHood became secretary of Transportation under President Obama, and helped dole out infrastructure money in the stimulus package. With President Trump and Congress now looking at infrastructure spending, Jason Plautz sat down with LaHood to discuss transportation funding, fixing the Metro, and life as the token Republican.

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  9. Ray LaHood: 'If you're not into autonomous cars, you're not in the game'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood speaks during a memorial ceremony to honor the life of former House Minority Leader Rep. Bob Michel in Statuary Hall at the US Capitol on March 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. When the then President-elect Barack Obama presented the Republican Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation in his new administration in December 2008, he was keeping one of his election campaign promises.

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  10. Penn Station Chaos Confronts One of Trump's Infrastructure CzarsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | News Max

    ... U.S. gross domestic product, according to a 2014 report by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Ray LaHood, a Republican and President Barack Obama's former transportation secretary, said building new tunnels as part of the proposed ...

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  11. LaHood: AHCA will rescue Americans from impending Obamacare collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Illinoisreview

    Thursday, Congressman Darin LaHood voted in favor of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act , which passed the House of Representatives 217-213. "Since joining Congress, I have consistently visited all 19 counties of the 18th district discussing many issues, including challenges facing our current healthcare system.

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  12. Congressmen tour Route 66Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    "We grew up around Route 66. We take for granted what it means to our nation and our nation's history and the millions in economic impact that is part of Route 66 right here in Central Illinois needs to be highlighted." said Representative Rodney Davis, .

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  13. Did Some Political Pork Give a Boost to High-Speed Rail?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    ... ding $900 million for various portions of California's rail network and High-Speed Rail project. US DOT Secretary Ray LaHood compared the initial investment in high

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  14. Metro isn't hopeless: Here are four realistic reforms the region could agree on.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... will need in coming years. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) recently tapped former U.S. transportation secretary Ray LaHood to head a panel to make recommendations on Metro governance and funding by fall. The plan is to draft bills that the ...

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  15. Ap Fact Check: Trump errs in describing Obama stimulusRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... ... (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this June 30, 2009 file photo, then-Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, back, looks on as then-Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, front right, Rep. Betsy Markey, D-Colo., center, and Rep. Ed Perlmutter, ...

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  16. Bowser has a point: Va. and Md. governors have shown little leadership on MetroRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... in-depth investigation of the transit system's problems. McAuliffe tapped former U.S. transportation secretary Ray LaHood to head the study a week before Bowser spoke. Hogan quickly issued a statement that he endorsed the project "100 percent." "We ...

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  17. Ray LaHood's EarmarksRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | Merle Widmer's Peoria Watch

    Of the many he made including taking $5 million from the Highway Stimulus bill and putting that badly needed repairs money in the failing PRM underground garage, he also used $2.5 million from federal defense funds for bankrupt FireFly Energy. He also earmarked $26 million in 2006 in defense funds to Caterpillar.

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  18. Infrastructure wona t be the big item Trump can check off as an early winRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    ... able to devote the kind of manpower the Obama White House did to infrastructure in its first few months, said Ray LaHood, a Republican who was President Barack Obama's first transportation secretary. "The difference here is that this discussion ...

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  19. Republicans see a tax bill as the next big thing, but theya re in for a struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    ... rm, Trump's fledgling administration has barely started moving on its plan. Former Obama Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, a onetime Republican

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  20. As Metro mulls financial woes, Maryland residents lean toward region-wide sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... of a new group convened by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) and headed by former U.S. transportation secretary Ray LaHood. The independent panel will study the system's governance and long-term financial needs, and will issue a report by fall with ...

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