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

...in places outside metro Atlanta will also benefit, according to Rep. Rob Woodall, a member of the House Transportation Committee. He was appointed last week by House Speaker Paul Ryan to the conference committee that will work out differences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-09/georgia-gas-tax-hike-makes
Congress weighs giveaways to auto, trucking industries, snubs changes sought by safety groups

...safety defects agreed to by Toyota last year under a settlement with the department.On Thursday, the House transportation committee is scheduled to consider a bipartisan bill that would force the government to remove safety ratings of truck...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-21/congress-weighs-giveaways-
Senate report urges government crackdown on airline fees

...public is being nickel-and-dimed to death," said Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee's top Democrat. "What's worse is that many flyers don't learn about the actual cost of their travel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-07/senate-report-urges-govern
Senate report urges government crackdown on airline fees

...public is being nickel-and-dimed to death," said Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee's top Democrat. "What's worse is that many flyers don't learn about the actual cost of their travel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-06/senate-report-urges-govern
Tax to address aging roads goes into effect in July

...but they were "too numerous to count.""You're dodging," said Sims, a member of the Georgia House Transportation Committee since 2006.That's why Sims said this week she could no longer dodge a nearly $1 billion annual transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-12/tax-address-aging-roads-
Lawmaker likes way road funding turned out

...legislation's main architect says."For the next 10 to 15 years, we're going to be in pretty good shape," House Transportation Committee Chairman Jay Roberts, R-Ocilla, told InsiderAdvantage Georgia.While House Bill 170 will raise about an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-07/lawmaker-likes-way-road-
DOT reform stalls in Senate; threatens road money proposal

...trading because they think they would fare better," said Grooms, R-Charleston, and chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee.Grooms said he doesn't understand all the anger toward the current DOT commission, which he calls the best...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-05/dot-reform-stalls-senate-threatens-
SC senators advance bill that raises $800 million for roads

...bill advanced Wednesday neither restructures the DOT nor cuts income taxes. Earlier Wednesday, the Senate Transportation Committee postponed voting on a separate restructuring bill.Cleary said his measure is meant only to address the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-25/sc-senators-advance-bill-raises-800
Senate lawmakers make big changes to Georgia transportation bill

...on fuel to a 29.2 cents-per-gallon excise tax dedicated to transportation. Members of the Senate's Transportation Committee lowered that to 24 cents.The House transportation plan underwent several overhauls between its introduction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-17/senate-lawmakers-make-big-chang
Bad roads cost Georgians, group says

...said Seth Millican, director of the Georgia Transportation Alliance.Legislation is pending in the House Transportation Committee to add close to $1 billion to yearly transportation spending by taking some of it from money used now for other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-19/bad-roads-cost-georgians