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Obama sends transportation bill to Congress

Posted By rob On May 1, 2014 @ 9:32 am In Amtrak/Commuter News,Bus News,News,Recent Updates | Comments Disabled

capitolThe Obama administration on Tuesday (April 29) sent a bill to Congress that aims to cover an expected shortage in money to spend on America’s bridges, roads and transit systems, but Republican opposition could prevent its passage.

Funding for the four-year, $302 billion legislation would come partly from ending certain tax breaks for businesses, a provision opposed by many Republicans. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the administration would be open to other ideas to raise the money.

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