Oberstar's challenge

June 2009
Hill;6/23/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 73, p20
The author highlights the disagreement between U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Jim Oberstar and the U.S. President Barack Obama administration over the new highway bill which will lead to more job losses in the U.S.


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