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Consumer group laments transportation-funding quick fixes

The most recent extension on funding for federal transportation projects is the 33rd measure of its kind passed by Congress in the past six years, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) said on Wednesday.The PIRG said Congress has been using these extensions since the original 2009 expiration of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). Read More »

Two House leaders tout plan for short Highway Trust Fund extension

U.S. Reps. Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Paul Ryan (R-WI) released a statement on Friday concerning legislation that was recently introduced to extend federal surface-transportation funding for two months. Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Ryan, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, are concerned about the impending expiration of Highway Trust Fund authorization. Read More »

2 D.C. lawmakers tell agency they have 'concerns' over new rail transport rules

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) said on Friday in a statement that certain aspects of the Department of Transportation's new federal safety standards for transporting crude oil, ethanol and other volatile liquids by rail tank car could have unintended consequences. Read More »

House bill aims to block proposed EPA water rule

In an effort to block the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, two House leaders introduced legislation on Monday that would block the rule from taking effect. U.S. Reps. Bill Shuster (R-PA), chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Bob Gibbs (R-OH), chairman of the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, are sponsoring the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015. Read More »

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