Lawmaker Pushes Funding Bill With Shorter Time Span

Sanchez., Humberto
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/3/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32063, p5
Trade Publication
This article reports that the House Transportation and infrastructure Committee chairman Don Young, plans to introduce legislation next week that would set spending for the national highway and transit construction programs over the next five years--one year less than a similar bill he introduced last year. After the meeting Young told reporters that the bill he intends to introduce will cover the next five years unlike similar transportation legislation he introduced last March. The House transportation committee chairman plans to have the committee vote on the bill the week after it is introduced.


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