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Tag Archives: House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Airlines ask Congress to roll back airfare rule

Airlines, airfare

Airlines tried and failed to block a federal rule making them tell passengers up front the full cost of airfare, including government taxes and fees. So they're trying another route, asking Congress to do what the Obama administration and the courts refused to do: roll back the law.

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Report: GSA spent millions in relocation costs

WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration inspector general was told the agency spent as much as $330,000 to move an employee from Denver to Hawaii, an example of millions of dollars wasted in relocation costs. The latest example of GSA ...

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Congress about to kill high-speed train program

WASHINGTON — Congress is on the verge of killing funding for President Barack Obama’s signature high-speed rail program, but it may have some life in it still. Republican lawmakers are claiming credit for killing the program. But billions of dollars ...

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Federal stalemate affecting construction projects at BWI (access required)

A congressional stalemate has put $681 million worth of Federal Aviation Administration construction projects on ice, including a new radar system for Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The party-line impasse came Friday when the Republican-led House and Democrat-led Senate disagreed ...

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