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Latest Bill Shuster Items
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.
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.
In a Feb. 10 story about a congressional hearing on a chemical spill in West Virginia, The Associated Press erroneously reported the size of the holes in the chemical tank that leaked. The holes were about 19 and 10 millimeters each, not centimeters.
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.
Congressman Nick Rahall will convene a hearing next month to examine the recent chemical spill in West Virginia.
Nobody's going to get any sleep on the red eye to Milwaukee sitting next to a blabbermouth yammering into a plastic box about what he plans to do when he lands. There's growing sentiment that the federal government must protect passengers from this annoyance. Many, no doubt most, passengers want the Federal Communications Commission to keep the prohibition on using cellphones on airliners.
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.
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.
White House spokesman Jay Carney Tuesday said President Obama would consider a congressional attempt to fix flight delays caused by sequester cuts to the Federal Aviation Administration but blamed the traveling inconvenience on Republicans for letting the budget cuts take place.