TRENTON, N.J. — A former New Jersey resident who was transportation manager for a shipping company has admitted embezzling more than $650,000 by making unauthorized ATM withdrawals using fuel cards he ordered for company truck drivers.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gov. Ed Rendell warned state lawmakers Tuesday of disaster if they fail to dedicate additional dollars for Pennsylvania's highways, bridges and mass transit agencies by the end of the year.
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray, D-Wash., met with Mexican Ambassador to the United States Arturo Sarukhan to discuss the impact of Mexican tariffs on Washington state families, jobs, and agriculture industry. Murray urged the Mexican government to end the retaliatory tariffs that are harming Washington state families, and to use Mexican President Felipe Calderon’s upcoming visit to Washington as an opportunity to resolve the differences.
IHS Global Insight reports that while it is too early to make any final judgment about the economic damage resulting from last month’s oil spill off the Gulf Coast, assuming that the spill is contained quickly, the impact on some local industries could be large, but the national impact is likely to be small.
HERSHEY, Pa. — Pennsylvania's Senate majority leader says the state should explore tolling on other roads following the decision by federal transportation officials to deny a plan to put tolls on Interstate 80.
Weekly on-highway diesel prices were up 4.4 cents today from the week before, the U.S. Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported. That’s the highest price in a year and a half.