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Today’s Headlines

7:49 AM EST on December 4, 2009

    • A must-read from Harold Meyerson: How the power of states' rights, on infrastructure and other issues, threatens economic recovery (Prospect)
    • More coverage of the transport news from yesterday's White House jobs summit (Reuters, Bloomberg, Free Press)
    • NYC health department releases new numbers that prove the connection between transportation reform and health reform (Streetsblog NY)
    • High-speed rail advocates escalate their push for the House's proposed $4 billion investment in 2010 (NJBIZ)
    • Bill Clinton thinks Friedman's argument about "real men" and the gas tax is darn clever (Foreign Policy via Yglesias)
    • New coalition forms to push streetcars for Northern Virginia (WashPost)
    • General Electric, still seeking American business for its fuel-efficient locomotives, signs a new deal with Brazil (JOC)
    • Missouri state lawmakers eager to crack down on texting while driving (AP)

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