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Rep. Shuster Urges Republicans to Support Federal Spending on Transportation

July 22, 2013

Rep. Shuster Urges Republicans to Support Federal Spending on Transportation

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Penn.) is urging Republicans to support federal spending on transportation.

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.

Wisconsin Voters to Decide on Protecting Transportation Funds

March 4, 2013

Wisconsin Voters to Decide on Protecting Transportation Funds

In the next election, Wisconsin voters will have the opportunity to approve an amendment to their state constitution that would prevent governors and legislators from diverting money in the state’s transportation fund to any other purpose.

Truck Size and Weight Bill Introduced

March 4, 2013

Truck Size and Weight Bill Introduced

Representatives Michael Michaud (D-Maine) and Reid Ribble (R-Wisc.) recently introduced H.R. 612 the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2013, which would allow longer and heavier trucks on the National Highway System.

Federal, State Lawmakers Eye Increases to Gas Tax

November 26, 2012

Federal, State Lawmakers Eye Increases to Gas Tax

Lawmakers at both the federal and state level are saying they will consider raising fuel taxes to fund much needed highway infrastructure projects