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Today’s Headlines

7:53 AM EST on February 24, 2010

    • House majority leader says his chamber isn't ready to sign off on the Senate jobs bill as is (Politico)
    • Meanwhile, manufacturers' lobby is "disappointed with" the Senate plan, saying a 10-month rescue of the highway trust fund is only viable "if this leads to a permanent six-year bill" (NAM Press)
    • Stimulus analysts at Onvia, the architects of, predict that 2010 will bring a "huge wave" of new infrastructure contracts (Onvia Press)
    • Cities are shortening yellow traffic-light times to try to reap more money from violators -- but at what cost to safety? (AlterNet)
    • It's not just losers in the race for TIGER grants who have complaints: North Carolina's governor told the feds her state got shafted by a $10 million award for bridge replacement (Observer)
    • Microsoft opposes the transit-rich alternative proposal floated by new Seattle Mayor McGinn to replace the area's congested 520 bridge (TechFlash)
    • Taxpayer-subsidized parking marches on in the D.C. area ... (Yglesias)
    • ... and at least one conservative isn't pleased (Cato @ Liberty)

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