DES MOINES, Iowa — Gov. Chet Culver credited his $875 million bonding program Tuesday with helping pull Iowa out of the recession, saying it had created jobs and set the stage for future growth.
LANSING, Mich. — Republicans who control the Michigan Senate are waiting on some financial information related to a proposed second bridge connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, before deciding how to proceed on the project.
ATLANTA — Republican gubernatorial hopeful John Oxendine said Tuesday that as a voter he’ll support a transportation funding plan signed into law this year.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on Tuesday announced the Motor Carrier Protection Act, bipartisan legislation designed to strengthen and improve regulations for motor vehicle operators in order to prevent brokers and intermediaries from abusing the system and defrauding motor carrier operators.
DETROIT — Squawking continues at the Ambassador Bridge — but this time it has nothing to do with plans to build a second span connecting the U.S. and Canada.
WASHINGTON — Just three weeks after President Barack Obama’s call for fuel economy standards for medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks, the Department of Transportation has gotten its regulatory machinery in gear.