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House bill would boost freight, transportation funding with 1 percent shipping fee

| January 14, 2014

A bill reintroduced in the U.S. House last week would, if passed, take steps toward bolstering federal funding for freight movement projects in the U.S. by implementing a 1 percent shipping fee, to be paid ...

Concern over plan to close some Iowa rest stops

| December 16, 2013

House introduces bill that would raise fuel tax 15 cents to fund highways

| December 04, 2013

Presented as a highway funding solution, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) introduced into the House today a bill that if enacted would institute a 15-cent increase per gallon in fuel taxes.

Conference: U.S. needs to shore up infrastructure funding for better roads, better economy

| November 21, 2013

The Highway Trust Fund will likely be completely dried up by 2015, and the U.S. must act to shore up funding both for improved infrastructure but also for overall health of the U.S. economy, speakers ...

House panel punts on highway funding measures

| October 30, 2013

The Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation unanimously said the U.S. should spend more on highway funding. It fails,however, to provide specifics as to where the money will come from.

Gridlock: Coping with highway congestion

| October 08, 2013

Congress debates truck weight limits, freight movement in hearing

| October 03, 2013

Increased truck weight limits — more efficient or more damaging? Or both? Those questions were the main focus of a House Transportation & Infrastructure panel meeting Oct. 1.

VIDEO: I-5 Skagit River bridge replacement slides into place

| September 30, 2013

Time-lapse video shows the elaborate work that went into putting the Skagit River I-5 Bridge's permanent span into place September 14-15, following collapse earlier in the year.

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