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7:47 AM EDT on July 9, 2009

    • House Ways and Means Committee joins the Senate in shutting the door on Rep. Jim Oberstar's (D-MN) push for a new transportation bill (The Hill)
    • The field-testing of a future alternative to the gas tax kicks into high gear (AP)
    • Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D) calls for a second stimulus that's targeted to infrastructure ... (The Hill)
    • ... as a new report shows that national infrastructure will drop this year, stimulus cash aside (Land Line)
    • Transit loses to polluters in the battle for congressional climate subsidies (Washington Independent)
    • Is more money for nuclear power the trick to coaxing a climate bill through the Senate? (Grist)

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