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Unused Congressional Pork Funneled to Ohio Transportation Projects

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Taking a ferry from Cleveland to Ontario might have been fun. Congress provided millions of dollars for what was and still is a dream

Stephen Koff | Advance Ohio Media
February 22, 2017
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Wisconsin Hearing Puts Focus on Sharply Critical State DOT Audit

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A recent audit that found the Wisconsin Department of Transportation underestimated highway projects by more than $3 billion raises questions about the agency's management, and of whether lawmakers must more closely oversee highway projects, state lawmakers said Feb. 21.

Mark Sommerhauser | The Wisconsin State Journal
February 21, 2017
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Wabtec Earnings Fall on Slumping Freight Market

Wabtec Corp., a manufacturer of products for the freight and passenger rail markets, reported Feb. 21 a sharp decline in profits during the previous quarter and year as major freight rail carriers hit a slump.

Daniel Moore | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
February 21, 2017
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Trucking, Railroad Groups Want a Higher Federal Gas Tax: The Roadblock? Congress

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As President Donald Trump and lawmakers in both parties roll out infrastructure plans, no one seems to be willing to consider the hottest, most vexing piece of that legislative puzzle: raising the federal gasoline tax.

Curtis Tate | McClatchy Washington Bureau
February 21, 2017
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Infrastructure Legislation Back on Congress' Radar

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President Donald Trump's pledge to bring massive investments in U.S. infrastructure projects showed new signs of life Feb. 17 after lying dormant for weeks, as leading Republican lawmakers said proposals from the administration could be in the offing.

Richard Cowan | Reuters
February 21, 2017
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Illinois DOT Funds Freight Study for Will County Intermodal Transportation

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Will County will receive a $750,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation to create a comprehensive freight mobility study with a goal of making intermodal transportation safer and more efficient, officials said.

Susan DeMar Lafferty | The Daily Southtown (Tinley Park, Ill.)
February 21, 2017
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Indiana Lawmakers: Gas Tax Increase Might Get Reduced In Senate

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A final hike in Indiana’s gas tax may not be as high as a measure passed out of the Indiana House of Representatives last week, some Wabash Valley legislators say.

Howard Greninger | The (Terre Haute, Ind.) Tribune-Star
February 21, 2017
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South Korean Court Orders Shipping Giant Hanjin to Liquidate

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A court in the South Korean capital, Seoul, declared struggling shipping giant Hanjin officially bankrupt on Feb. 17 and ordered the company to liquidate its assets.

February 17, 2017
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Port of Vancouver Commissioners Pass Resolution In Support Of New Bridge

Port of Vancouver

Commissioners at the Port of Vancouver unanimously passed a resolution during the week ending Feb. 18 that supports the replacement of the Interstate 5 bridge.

Dameon Pesanti | The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
February 17, 2017
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Missouri’s Need for Funds Drives Toll Talk Toward Dead End

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The Missouri Highway 13 Corridor Coalition took stands against tolling Interstate 70 and for state legislators increasing the state fuel tax

Sue Sterling | The (Warrensburg, Mo.) Daily Star-Journal
February 16, 2017

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