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7:55 AM EDT on May 27, 2010

    • New tax-extension bill on the House floor this week would fix transport-funding disparity decried by Oberstar -- but the Illinois delegation remains opposed to the change (Herald Whig)
    • Transit unions to run ads urging GOP senators' support for Dem bill approving $2B in transit aid (WSJ)
    • Washington D.C. city council initially scraps streetcar funding to close budget gaps ... (WaPo Blogs)
    • ... before local advocacy efforts push most of the funding back on the table (GGW)
    • Oberstar talks about the ongoing Gulf oil spill crisis (MPR)
    • PA Gov. Rendell (D) to disband unit of state DOT that focused entirely on fulfilling auto-paperwork requests for state legislators (Inquirer)
    • Louisiana mayors vow to pursue inter-city rail link, despite resistance from Jindal (Advocate)
    • Dem challenger accuses incumbent Gov. Perry (R-TX) of transport mismanagement (AP)
    • Seattle metro-area planners envision tolls on all local highways within 20 years (S. Times)

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