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Lawmakers Question White House Transportation Funding Target, But Say Transportation is Primary Focus

June 10, 2013

Lawmakers Question White House Transportation Funding Target, But Say Transportation is Primary Focus

Although some lawmakers have questioned the financial goals set by the White House for the next highway bill, they acknowledge that transportation funding needs to be a primary focus.

Top House Transport Committee Members Ask LaHood to Delay HOS

March 25, 2013

Top House Transport Committee Members Ask LaHood to Delay HOS

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R.-Pa.) and ranking member Nick Rahall II (D.-W.Va.) joined with Representatives Tom Petri (R.-Wisc.) and Peter DeFazio (D.-Ore.) in asking Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to stay the implementation of the new Hours-of-Service rule until after the U.S. Court of Appeals rules on pending challenges.