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Laborers’ O’Sullivan: D.C. Political Paralysis Prevents Highway-Mass Transit Bill Solution

              WASHINGTON (PAI)–D.C. political paralysis, with lawmakers “licking their fingers to see which way the wind is blowing” and worrying about re-election, prevents passage of a comprehensive highway-mass transit bill, including a gas tax increase to pay for those repairs, Laborers President Terry O’Sullivan says.             O’Sullivan laid the blame on that gridlock during a joint […]

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Derision and Dismissal Greets House GOP Scheme to Kill Sat. Postal Service, Use Dollars for Highways

Dismissal and some derision, from everyone from postal and construction union leaders to congressional Democrats to even the Radical Right Heritage Foundation, greeted House GOP leaders’ latest scheme to pay for fixing the nation’s highways, by killing Saturday postal service and diverting the “saved” dollars to road repairs.

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