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  • NY board approves Tappan Zee Bridge funding plan

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to use $511 million in clean water funds to help finance the new Tappan Zee Bridge won approval from a state board Thursday, despite questions from the Environmental Protection Agency and objections from eco-groups who say it's an improper...

  • Baton Rouge approves ride sharing companies

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The East Baton Rouge Metro Council has voted to allow ride sharing companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to operate in Baton Rouge. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1wAyKYb ) taxi cab representatives asked the council Wednesday to reject the vote on the basis that...

  • Senate Democrats unveil $9B for highway bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have unveiled a $9 billion plan to prevent states from facing a cutoff of federal highway construction money as early as this summer. Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., proposed the measure, which would raise taxes on heavy trucks as part of a...

  • VIDEO: Senators propose a hike in federal gas tax

    U.S. Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn., introduced legislation Wednesday to raise the country's gas tax as a plan to save the Highway Trust Fund from drying up.

  • Here's how much gas just went missing in Ohio

    Fuel worth more than $52,000 can usually get someone far -- but in Ohio, no one is sure where the $52,000 worth of fuel has gone.



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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