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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Tanya Snyder On November 19, 2012 @ 8:42 am In Today's Headlines | No Comments

  • Next DOT Secretary [1] Should Have Technical Expertise, Not Just Political Cred (Bloomberg [2])
  • The Committee Bill Shuster [3] Wants to Lead Is Very Different From the One His Father Left (Morning Call [4])
  • Fox: Infrastructure Spending Is Just a “Pat on the Back” for Unions (Media Matters [5])
  • CBO Struggles to Make Carbon Tax [6] More Progressive (Forbes [7])
  • Judge Rules California HSR Can Go Forward (AP [8])
  • Nation’s Longest Road Project Flounders For Lack of Money (Courier Press [9])
  • Virginia State Senator Proposes Eliminating Fuel’s Sales Tax Exemption (WaPo [10])
  • Massachusetts, Wisconsin Also Considering Raising the Gas Tax (Globe [11]Journal-Sentinel [12])
  • Oklahoma General Contractors Want a Solution to Electric Vehicles’ Fuel Tax Evasion (Oklahoman [13])

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[1] Next DOT Secretary: http://usa.streetsblog.org/2012/11/16/poll-who-should-be-the-next-u-s-transportation-secretary/

[2] Bloomberg: http://www2.tbo.com/news/opinion/2012/nov/18/vwviewo1-new-dot-chief-could-set-tone-for-transpor-ar-567134/

[3] Bill Shuster: http://usa.streetsblog.org/2012/11/15/will-the-next-transpo-chair-continue-attacks-on-bikeped-funding/

[4] Morning Call: http://articles.mcall.com/2012-11-17/news/mc-pa-shuster-transportation-20121116_1_structurally-deficient-bridges-transportation-panel-pennsylvania-congressman

[5] Media Matters: http://mediamatters.org/research/2012/11/16/fox-attacks-infrastructure-spending/191437

[6] Carbon Tax: http://usa.streetsblog.org/2012/11/12/yes-we-have-no-carbon-tax/

[7] Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterjreilly/2012/11/17/carbon-tax-getting-serious-consideration-as-cbo-seeks-to-address-regressiveness/

[8] AP: http://www.idahopress.com/news/national/judge-backs-calif-high-speed-rail-over-farmers/article_1bd50f2b-a7a9-5323-89a9-da96d8bb4590.html

[9] Courier Press: http://www.courierpress.com/news/2012/nov/17/1st-half-ind-highway-ready-cash-runs-low/

[10] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/irked-at-road-funding-impasse-gop-sen-watkins-backs-fuel-sales-tax-offset-by-income-tax-cuts/2012/11/16/829b6118-304f-11e2-af17-67abba0676e2_story.html

[11] Globe: http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2012/11/16/patrick-poised-call-for-transportation-tax-hike/2CB3FzdX60Jxs0hGW2FVXL/story.html

[12] Journal-Sentinel: http://www.jsonline.com/news/opinion/just-ahead-higher-road-taxes-to7ldak-179747791.html

[13] Oklahoman: http://newsok.com/review-of-federal-fuel-tax-is-needed/article/3729178#axzz2CcseMaxh

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