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Georgia gas-tax hike makes it a winner in federal transportation bill, congressman says

...ATLANTA ? Georgia should come out a winner in the federal transportation bill before Congress because of the state's...road. It doesn't have a big voice in terms of federal transportation policy, but critically important, not just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-09/georgia-gas-tax-hike-makes
Belton, S.C., spill a cautionary tale on pipeline safety, advocates say

...averaging 103 over the 20-year period. Over the past three years, however, the average has grown to 117. The federal Transportation Department defines a significant incident as "one in which there is either a fatality or injury requiring hospitalization...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-15/belton-sc-spill-cautionary-ta
Congress weighs giveaways to auto, trucking industries, snubs changes sought by safety groups

...The two House bills are expected in the next few weeks to be wrapped into a larger measure that lays out federal transportation policy for the next six years. Lawmakers are also pushing proposals to in extend the length and increase the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-21/congress-weighs-giveaways-
Georgia highways unaffected by federal funding shortfall

Georgia road planners acted ahead of federal transportation funding shortfalls to keep construction projects...applied to the I-285/400 project after a federal transportation bill is passed, she said.Selling the bonds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/georgia-highways-unaffected-f
State transportation funds running low

...WASHINGTON - Congress' failure to reauthorize federal transportation programs that expired a month ago is forcing...insisted all year on a substantial increase in federal transportation spending in the new bill. But Speaker Newt Gingrich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/03/met_216966.shtml
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Atlanta streetcar gets go-ahead from feds

ATLANTA - Federal transportation officials are making a $47 million grant available to Atlanta...the country chosen in October to share some $600 million in federal transportation grants. The Atlanta project got the largest gift in the country...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-07-16/atlanta-streetcar-gets-go-ah
Congressman challenges highway funding

...Georgia laws requiring most federal transportation funds to be distributed...up the vast majority of federal transportation funding amended the bill...passing a bill that requires federal transportation funding to be balanced among...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/08/met_311572.shtml
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Nature groups sue over roads

...Four environmental groups sued state and federal transportation officials in federal court Wednesday, seeking...Transportation Alternatives. Defendants are the state and federal transportation departments and the Atlanta Regional Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/21/met_250839.shtml
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Across Georgia

...street-car plan gets $47 million grantATLANTA --- Federal transportation officials are making a $47 million grant available...chosen in October to share about $600 million in federal transportation grants. The Atlanta project got the largest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-16/across-georgia
Congress keeps highway money coming to Georgia, S.C.

WASHINGTON -- Federal transportation funding will continue to flow to Georgia and South Carolina...give both Georgia and South Carolina well above half of the federal transportation funds the states received during the last fiscal year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/14/met_217482.shtml
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