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...the southern Panhandle. House and Senate conferees recently agreed on the appropriation in wrapping up the transportation funding bill, according to U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska. The best news is that the IFA ferry will not come out...
Transport plan draft released

...a consensus. Ottesen said the November election and debates on other bills could delay the passage of the transportation funding bill. "Both bills require new revenue measures and the collective will of Congress," he said. "You have to...
White House opposes Young transportation plan

...secretaries have urged the president to veto any transportation funding bill that requires an increase in gas taxes, a direct...In their letter, Mineta and Snow said any transportation funding bill had to meet three criteria or they would recommend...

...for Users bill approved by the House in March. In May, the Senate approved a $295 billion version of the transportation funding bill. Young is chairman of the House-Senate conference committee that has been trying since early June to reconcile...
State projects in Senate spending bill

...The Conservation Fund, a national nonprofit group. The Appropriations Committee also approved the annual transportation funding bill Friday. Stevens told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner and other reporters that it provided money to extend...
Delegation pushes for gas pipeline

...the delegation will be positioned to fund highway construction throughout the state. He said the federal transportation funding bill is set to expend $299 billion throughout the country for highway projects. And Stevens will become chairman...
Young outfunds opponents by millions

...the minority as a minority member and working in the majority and being a chairman." Young said the federal transportation funding bill is set to expend $299 billion next year, about $76 billion less than Young wanted. "I can't do that...


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