House and Senate Pass Extensions of TEA-21 Provisions

Sanchez, Humberto
July 2004
Bond Buyer;7/26/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31933, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the passage of a legislation by the U.S. House and Senate on the highway-building program in the country. Terms of the law known as the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21); Efforts of Republican leaders in the House to pass the law; Introduction of a bill on freight and passenger rail security by top Democrats.


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