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Click on a story title to read that post. Posts are ordered chronologically from newest to oldest.Shut-down Crisis Reveals Desperate Need for Longterm Overhaul of our Nation’s Transportation Program
March 1, 2010
By Transportation for America
With jobs, the economy our quality of life in the balance, Congress must act now on authorization. As the national transportation program faces fiscal uncertainty today following Sen. Jim Bunning’s (R-KY) refusal to extend legislation to fund transportation and other national programs on Friday, James Corless, campaign director of Transportation for America, released the following statement.Opposition to Senate extension results in looming shutdown of federal transportation programs
February 26, 2010
By Stephen Lee Davis
A single Senator kept the Senate from passing an emergency one-month extension of the current transportation bill today, leaving it to expire over the weekend and threatening the flow of money to transportation programs. So come Monday or Tuesday, federal transportation agencies from the Department of Transportation to the Federal Transit Administration will be furloughing employees and in a state of near shutdown.