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    Infrastructure Spending

    Eugene Mulero talked about the state of U.S. bridges and highways, a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund, and the reasons Congress has struggled to pass long-term infrastructure…

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    Infrastructure Spending

    Governing Magazine’s Daniel Vock reported by telephone on infrastructure spending and a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines, including a line for those traveling for Memorial Day, were open for viewer responses to the question: “Should the gas tax be raised to fund roads and bridges?”…

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    Senators McConnell and Reid on Trade, Highway Funding, and NSA Surveillance

    In their opening remarks, Majority Leader McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Reid (D-NV) talked about the Senate agenda. Senator McConnell said trade was good for job creation and…

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    Transportation and Infrastructure Funding and Safety

    Representative David Jolly (R-FL) talked about transportation and infrastructure issues facing Congress. Topics included Amtrak, railroad safety following the fatal derailment in…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question related to the May 12 Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia: “Do you support or oppose more infrastructure spending?”

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on her party’s legislative agenda, including replenishing the Highway Trust Fund and…

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    Vice President Biden on Federal Infrastructure Investment

    Vice President Joe Biden talked about the infrastructure, focusing on creating a skilled workforce and modernizing American infrastructure. He urged Republicans to support President…

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    Federal Infrastructure Investment

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was among the speakers at an event on the future of federal investment in infrastructure, particularly surface transportation. “America on the…

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    Senate Democrats on Highway Infrastructure Spending

    Senate Democrats held a news conference about the need for increased funding for the nation’s infrastructure and the Highway Trust Fund which would expire at the end of the…

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    Federal Transportation Budget

    Kellie Mejdrich talked about the Obama administration’s $478 billion bill that would fund federal transportation programs for the upcoming six years.

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    Secretary Anthony Foxx on Transportation Infrastructure

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx talked about “Beyond Traffic,” a thirty-year plan to improve transportation infrastructure, as well as how infrastructure relates to global…

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    U.S. Supply Chain

    Officials from the food and freight industries testified at a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation subcommittee hearing on the role of ports in the U.S. supply chain, and challenges…

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    Federal Freight Rail Programs

    State and local officials testified about the increased demand of railroad freight traffic for transporting commodities and the infrastructure needs to accommodate this demand. They…

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    Cheryl LaFleur on U.S. Electric Grid

    Chair Cheryl LaFleur talked about what the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission was doing to maintain the nation’s electrical grid and ensure reasonable electricity prices for U.S.…

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    Federal Highway and Transit Programs

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and others testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on transportation infrastructure funding. He told committee…

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    Disaster Recovery

    Witnesses testified at a House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee hearing on being better prepared for disasters and improving disaster recovery efforts. Federal…

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    State of American Business News Conference

    Thomas Donohue spoke to reporters and answered questions on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual “State of American Business” address. He called on Congress to pass…

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    Secretary Foxx on on Transportation and Technology

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx spoke at the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting. He talked about his department’s efforts to create a comprehensive,…

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    Book Discussion on The Bridge

    Gay Talese talked about his book The Bridge: The Building of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, in which he recounts the design and construction of New York’s Verrazano-Narrows…

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