transportation bill

One of the GOP’s recent favorite tactics is to take an issue that is fundamentally non-controversial and non-partisan and make it into a partisan issue. They did it with raising the debt ceiling, which has been raised under every president except for Truman. The latest target was public...
What happens when you take a terrible bill and split it in three? You get three terrible bills. Last week, the House GOP introduced their version of a transportation bill and it seems they managed to appall everyone with how bad it was, including their own base. The conservative Club for Growth...
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: the House and Senate GOP plan to attach an amendment forcing the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline to a completely unrelated piece of legislation. This time around, it’s the transportation bill that is getting the Keystone amendment. While...
Well, you have to hand it to the House GOP. They are consistent, if nothing else. Their proposed transportation bill, the American Energy and Infrastructure Act, continues their attack on the environment and working folks by opening up virtually all areas for offshore drilling and eliminating...
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