Courtesy of U.S. Senate Photo Studio House and Senate conferees gather for their initial meeting, but industry officials say to watch for the outcome of behind-the-scenes negotiations on the revenue portion of the bill. Related Links: House, Senate Nearly Set for Talks on Highway-Transit Bill Congressional Budget Office cost estimate of Senate-passed version of transportation bill House and Senate lawmakers have come to the negotiating table to begin talks aimed at producing a new surface-transportation law. Construction and state transportation officials, who have put up with nine short-term highway-transit measures since 2009, would love a quick deal. But negotiations are
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.