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    • Oberstar agrees to back Senate jobs bill after getting a written promise from Senate majority leader that $932 million in pre-earmarked transportation funding will be redistributed (Politico)
    • Cost inflation and fears of higher ticket prices are already dogging California high-speed rail (LAT)
    • Ohio River Bridges project, dubbed one of the nation's "highways to nowhere," might face funding difficulties even if the Obama administration steps in to help (News & Trib)
    • Oberstar is the No. 1 recipient of out-of-state campaign donations from Texans (Chronicle)
    • A profile of the U.S. DOT's point man on the Toyota investigation (Tribune)
    • In St. Louis area, a conservative GOP mayor is pushing for a sales tax to fund transit (Post-Dispatch)
    • Illinois backers of a proposed Railroad Hall of Fame make their case (AP)
    • Georgia lawmakers want to let individual counties decide whether to levy new transport taxes (News-Trib)

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