Photo Courtesy of U.S. Senate Photo Studio Senators (from left) Carper, Vitter, Boxer and Barrasso seek long-term bill, modest aid hike. Video Courtesy of the Office of Sen. Barbara Boxer Senate EPW Leaders' Press Conference (excludes Q&A) Related Links: Boxer Seeks to Unveil New Transportation Bill in April (enr.com 2/18/2014) [subscription] The search for a new transportation bill has passed a key milepost in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW). Leaders agreed on a blueprint for the highway-policy portion of an eventual long-term measure. The bill could span six years with funding set at current levels, plus small
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