KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One year to the day after President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has announced Recovery Act awards to states, tribal governments, cities, counties and transit agencies across the country to fund 51 innovative transportation projects.
WASHINGTON — The jobless got a hand. Taxpayers got tax breaks. And a sinking economy stabilized. But the public’s response to President Barack Obama’s recession-fighting policies has been increasingly dreary. And the reason is simple: six months of unemployment above 9.6 percent.
TOPEKA, Kan. — A proposal to prevent dozens of fatalities on Kansas' roads by strengthening the seat belt law won the approval Tuesday of the state Senate, and a separate measure to ban texting while driving cleared one of its committees.
WASHINGTON — If Teamsters General President James Hoffa is correct, there will never be another Mexican truck to come into the U.S. past the commercial trade zone and vice versa because the border will remain closed.
WASHINGTON — The weekly retail on-highway diesel price dropped for the fifth consecutive week, this time falling $0.013 a gallon to $2.756, according to the Energy Information Administration.