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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

  • For GOP, a Good Crop of Senate Candidates

    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

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  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

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  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...

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