March 12, 2010

House passes bill to pay furloughed DOT workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, the House passed legislation that would compensate 1,922 U.S. Department of Transportation workers, who were furloughed in early March when Sen. Jim Bunning (R-Ky) temporarily blocked funding for federal highway and transportation projects, according to a Washington Post report. Sen. Bunning said he blocked the transportation funding because Congress had not provided a way to pay for it. For the full story, click here.

 

 

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