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  • United Airlines  US Airways Merger Day 1
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    United Airlines - US Airways Merger Day 1

    The committee heard testimony about the proposed merger between U.S. Airways and American Airlines. Among the issues they discussed were the benefits that each company would gain, the…

  • FAA Reauthorization
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    FAA Reauthorization

    Representative Shuster talked about the Aviation Trust Fund which is designed to improve the quality of aviation in America. He focused on how this trust fund needs to be used for the…

  • Transportation Bill Issues
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    Transportation Bill Issues

    Rep. Shuster and Senator Chafee talked about the transportation bill known as ISTEA. The two are the chairmen of the respective House and Seante committees that oversaw the legislation.…

  • Transportation and ISTEA Funding
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    Transportation and ISTEA Funding

    Rep. Shuster talked about ISTEA legislation and transportation spending. The legislation would provide billions of dollars for federal highway funding and improvement. Rep. Shuster talked about…

  • Transportation Funding
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    Transportation Funding

    Senator Baucus, ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, talked about federal legislation concerning highways and transportation, including a proposed decrease…

  • Washington National Airport Renaming Markup
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    Washington National Airport Renaming Markup

    Members debated final language on H. 2625, a bill to rename Washington National Airport as Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Members debated who should pay for the change. It was…

  • Transportation Funding Markup
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    Transportation Funding Markup

    Committee members debated final language for H.R. 2400, the Building Efficient Surface Transportation and Equity Act of 1997, or “BESTEA.” The bill provides transportation funding for the…

  • ISTEA Reauthorization
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    ISTEA Reauthorization

    Committee members briefed reporters on the committee proposal for surface transportation funding. This bill reauthorizes the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act for the next five years.…

  • California Issues
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    California Issues

    Republican and Democratic members of the California congressional delegation discussed the challenges facing California, including Medicare, Medicaid and transportation issues. Following…

  • CSXConrail Merger
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    CSX-Conrail Merger

    Committee members heard testimony from government officials concerning the impact of a proposed CSX buyout of Conrail, which would create the third largest freight rail line in the U.S.…

  • Washington Wednesday Journal
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    Washington Wednesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

  • Infrastructure Investment
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    Infrastructure Investment

    The House subcommittee on Economic Development called this meeting as the first in a series of hearings on short term and long term strategies for domestic spending.

  • House Session
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    House Session

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  • Surface Transportation Act
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    Surface Transportation Act

    Members of the House of Representatives debated H.R. 2950, the Surface Transportation Act of 1991. H.R. 2950 authorizes $151 billion for transportation programs through 1997, including federal and mass…

  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2950, to develop a national intermodal surface transportation system, to authorize funds for construction of highways, for highway safety programs, and for mass…

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  • Rule for Surface Transportation Bill
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    Rule for Surface Transportation Bill

    The committee heard testimony on H.R. 2950, the Intermodal Surface Transportation Infrastructure Act of 1991. Highlights of the $153.5 billion appropriations bill include funding for…

  • Surface Transportation Act Markup
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    Surface Transportation Act Markup

    Members of the House Public Works and Transportation committee discussed amendments to H.R. 2950, the Intermodal Surface Transportation Infrastructure Act of 1991 in preparation for its introduction to the…

  • Surface Transportation ReauthorizationPart 1
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    Surface Transportation Reauthorization,Part 1

    Members of the subcommittee heard testimony regarding federal highway, mass transit, and highway safety programs.

  • House Session
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    House Session

    Appropriations were passed for the governance of the District of Columbia when the House agreed to H.R. 3026. Of note was the absence of abortion funding restrictions. The legislation…

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  • Eastern Airlines Strike
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    Eastern Airlines Strike

    The subcommittee held a hearing on H.R. 1231, to direct the President to establish an emergency board to investigate and report on the dispute between Eastern Airlines and its collective…

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