• U.S. bill killing Transportation Enhancements set for House vote today

    by  • June 29, 2012 • Federal Funding, No Digest • 0 Comments

    By Joan Lowy
    Friday, June 29, 3:01AM
    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders pushed a sweeping highways-student loans package salvaging millions of construction jobs*** and maintaining low interest rates on millions of new college loans toward a House vote Friday even as conservative groups mounted a last-minute and likely futile campaign against it.

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    ***Poster’s note: In fact, the bill being voted on today may actually end up losing jobs overall compared to a straightforward 6 month extension of current law.


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