Senate Approves $109 Billion Transportation Bill

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USA TODAYSenate approves $109 billion transportation billWashington PostThe US Senate on Wednesday approved a two-year blueprint for transportation that gives states greater spending flexibility, allows the federal government to set standards for subway systems and buys time to find a solution for a funding system ...Senate Passes Transportation Overhaul BillNPRSenate passes $109 billion transportation bill with $$ for coastal restorationNOLA.comall 886 news articles »

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