Bill Shuster

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  • US House committee looking into roadside survey

    The chairman of the House transportation committee said Thursday he wants to make sure a federal roadside survey on drinking and drugged driving is being conducted appropriately after motorists complained about being forced off the road and asked to provide breath, blood and saliva samples.


  • FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 file photo, a passenger checks his cell phone while boarding a flight,  in Boston.  Allowing airline passengers to make cellphone calls in-flight is asking for trouble, lawmakers said Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, as a House panel approved a bill to ban such calls. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    House takes step toward ban on in-flight calls

    Allowing airline passengers to make cellphone calls in-flight is asking for trouble, lawmakers said Tuesday as a House panel approved a bill to ban such calls.


  • Coast Guard vet to challenge Pa.'s Rep. Shuster

    Art Halvorson, a 29-year active duty veteran of the Coast Guard, says he's planning to challenge U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, for the Republican nomination in Pennsylvania's 9th Congressional District.


  • Rep. Peter A. DeFazio, Oregon Democrat, complained "the problem is that this Congress has failed to appropriate enough money to keep up with the projects we authorize." He said his amendment will speed up the approval process and help clear the backlog. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

    House backs legislation for water projects

    The House overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan public works bill Wednesday focused on water infrastructure projects, but the parties split over how to handle the $60 billion backlog of Army Corps of Engineers water projects that have already been approved but not yet funded.


  • Chief transportation lawmaker stretches facts over FAA layoffs

    Flight delays have plagued some travelers around the nation due to air traffic controller furloughs by the Federal Aviation Administration as a result of the sequestration budget cuts.


  • Hill panels play musical chairs

    Twelve years after his father gave up the gavel of the House transportation committee shortly before resigning from Congress, his son, Rep. Bill Shuster, will take command of the influential panel in January.


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