Senator offers short-term fix for ISTEA extension struggle

Ferris, Craig T.
November 1997
Bond Buyer;11/05/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30267, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that United States Senator Christopher S. Bond has unveiled a compromise plan that would keep highway and mass transit funds flowing to the states through the end of March 1998. Reasons why some senators oppose the six-month Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) extension which was approved by the House on October 1, 1997; Terms of the plan; Advantages of Bond's proposal; Why adopting the six-month House extension could have consequences.


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