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    Cruise Passenger Safety

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee met to discuss the Cruise Passenger Protection Act. The hearing examined the safety and security regulations of the cruising…

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    Highway Trust Fund Legislation

    Andrew Roth discussed the Club for Growth’s opposition to the Highway Trust Fund extension that passed in the House during the week. The group would prefer the states to manage…

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    House Debate on Highway and Transportation Funding

    The House debated a short-term extension of federal transportation and highway funding which would be exhausted in September 2014. The Highway Trust Fund, which finances road, bridge, and…

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    Highway and Transportation Funding Legislation

    Richard Rubin talked by video from Capitol Hill about the details of a highway and transportation funding bill being debated on the House floor that same day. Topics included lobbying…

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    President Obama in McLean, Virginia

    President Obama made remarks after touring the Tuner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Virginia. He talked about some of the new technologies and innovations for highway…

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    Highway and Transportation Funding Act Markup

    Members of the House Rules Committee marked up the Highway and Transportation Funding Act, which was intended to provide $11 billion to supplement fuel taxes and ensure the Highway Trust…

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    Highway Trust Fund

    Aubrey Layne talked about efforts to reauthorize the Highway Trust Fund, which without action from Congress would run out of money as soon as August 2014. He also discussed the potential…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. He said legislation to extend the Highway Trust Fun for six to twelve months was…

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    Consumer Drones

    Robot and drone manufacturers, software developers, and drone photographers talked about the future of rapidly developing consumer drone technology. Uses such as taking picture, mapping…

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    President Obama on the Highway Trust Fund

    President Obama called on Congress to invest in the nation’s infrastructure and renew the Highway Trust Fund, which would expire September 2014. He stressed that failure to do so…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Transportation Secretary Foxx

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx talked about agency funding, safety, and challenges at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Would you Support an Increase in Federal Gas Tax?” Associated Press transportation reporter Joan Lowy spoke by…

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    Eads Bridge

    David Lobbig talked about the history of Eads Bridge and its self-made builder, James Eads. Eads Bridge is a combined road and railway bridge over the Mississippi River at…

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    Presidential Bill Signing

    President Obama made remarks and signed H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 to fund infrastructure projects for U.S. ports and waterways. He also signed…

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    Port Security

    Transportation, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Coast Guard officials testified at a hearing on U.S. port security. They gave updates on their individual agencies and…

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    Surface Transportation Reauthorization

    Federal Railroad Administration and Department of Transportation officials testified on funding surface transportation programs and the safety and effectiveness of rail, motor carrier, and…

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    Honoring Chinese Railroad Workers

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez formally inducted into the Labor Hall of Honor approximately 12,000 Chinese immigrant laborers who worked on the Central Pacific Railroad between…

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    Rocky Mountain Highways

    Professor William Philpott talked about his book, Vacationland: Tourism and Environmental Transformation in the High Country, in which he describes how interstate highways transformed the…

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    Search for Amelia Earhart

    Andrew Jampoler talked about the mystery of Amelia Earhart. The aviatrix and her navigator disappeared in the South Pacific in 1937. Mr. Jampoler summarized her story, detailed…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about creating jobs and improving the economy, such as…

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