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Transportation bill 'headed for homestretch'

Posted on May 1, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. — An AP report says that Congress is “defying expectations” and trying to get a federal transportation bill completed by the end of June when the government's authority to spend highway trust fund money expires, despite U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s belief that a bill won’t be completed until after the November elections.

The report adds that the same hurdles — the Keystone XL oil pipeline and funding the bill — still exist without any new solutions being posited. For the full story, click here.

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