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13 hrs ago | Fleet Owner Magazine

ATA presses for shorter trust fund fix

The U.S. Senate is expected as early as today, July 23, to take up legislation to stave off an impending shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund and to authorize spending beyond the current Sept.

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Related Topix: US News, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, Democrat, Republican, Bob Corker

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Boxer unhappy with highway trust fund bill due for Senate voteBoxer...

Boxer unhappy with highway trust fund bill due for Senate vote Boxer oversees transportation policy as chair of the Environment and Public Works panel Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1myatdV If the Senate passes a House bill aimed at keeping the federal Highway Trust Fund solvent through May 2015 without making any ... (more)

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sam Farr, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden, Orrin Hatch, Republican

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Fleet Owner Magazine

Senate maneuver may well dead-end a long-term highway bill anytime this year

In a bid to expedite a short-term extension of highway programs, the Senate Finance Committee yesterday approved compromise legislation that authorizes enough funding to cover needs through May 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Republican, Bob Corker, Orrin Hatch, Dave Camp, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Senators nearing deal on highway bill

Senators are nearing an agreement on a plan to replenish the federal Highway Trust Fund that provides most of the money for the nation's major transportation construction projects and that is expected to dry up by the end of the month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Republican, Bob Corker, Sports

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Sen. Carper Wants an Increase in Federal Gas Tax as Deadline Looms

Sen. Tom Carper has been calling for an increase in the federal gas tax for a number of years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jack Markell, US Governors

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The News Journal

Sen. Carper #delaproud of his #DYKD campaign

Sen. Carper #delaproud of his #DYKD campaign Please don't ask me to say #DYKD out loud as a word Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1v3cGmv Senator Tom Carper samples Delaware's first hard peach cider, a joint effort by TS Smith Farms and Great Shoals Winery, in May of 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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