Saturday, January 20, 2018
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Global oil supply might not be enough by 2020, international agency says

Global oil supply might not be enough by 2020, international agency says

HOUSTON — Global oil supply could struggle to keep pace with demand after 2020, risking a sharp increase in prices, unless new projects are approved soon, according to the latest five-year oil market forecast from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Tennessee's Haslam: Return gas tax element to transportation proposal

Tennessee's Haslam: Return gas tax element to transportation proposal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Haslam is lauding lawmakers for advancing his plan to begin tackling Tennessee's more than $10 billion backlog in road and bridge projects. However, the Republican said Thursday that he hopes to see his bill returned to its original form that includes boosting funding through fuel tax increases.

New Mexico Senate OKs bill that would raise tax on gasoline

New Mexico Senate OKs bill that would raise tax on gasoline

SANTA FE, N.M. — A clash about whether to increase taxes in New Mexico escalated Thursday as the Democratic-led state Senate pushed forward with a proposal to raise more money from taxes on gasoline, diesel and vehicle sales.

What to do when pulled over: A new chapter for driver's ed?

What to do when pulled over: A new chapter for driver's ed?

RALEIGH, N.C. — Deadly encounters between police officers and motorists have lawmakers across the country thinking driver's education should require students to be taught what to do in a traffic stop.

Federal inspectors close more than 100 local bridges in Mississippi

Federal inspectors close more than 100 local bridges in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. — Federal inspectors have closed more than 100 bridges in the past week, the chairman of the state Senate Highways and Transportation Committee said Friday.

President Trump says his administration won't ignore plight of infrastructure

President Trump says his administration won't ignore plight of infrastructure

WASHINGTON — Both in his address to Congress on Tuesday and in a speech to the National Governors Association the day before, President Donald Trump took issue with policies that he said have led to the nation ignoring the plight of the U.S. infrastructure and pledged his administration would not follow suit.

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