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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Transportation Funding June 24, 2015
Harry Reid, D-NV
"This crisis is about jobs, hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of high-paying construction jobs throughout the country. That is why we challenged the Republican leader to move forward with a robust, long-term surface transportation bill ahead of that deadline."
Papal Encyclical On Climate Change June 18, 2015
Edward Markey, D-MA
"Similarly, we have seen a dramatic increase in the fuel economy standards of the vehicles which we drive. In fact, much of the problem we have in finding a source of revenues for a robust transportation bill comes from the fact that people are now consuming less gasoline in their much more fuel-efficient cars since President Obama took the authority—by the way, which this Senate gave to him in 2007—to dramatically increase the fuel economy standards for those vehicles. We have to go all the way up to the 54.5 miles per gallon which the President has proposed. That will dramatically reduce greenhouse gases."
Stop Messing Around With Failed Trade Agreements June 17, 2015
Peter DeFazio, D-OR
"We have a tremendous opportunity. Stop messing around with these failed trade agreements, and let’s put our heads together and figure out how to pay for a long-term transportation bill and get this country moving again."
America Gives More Act Of 2015 June 12, 2015
Tim Ryan, D-OH
"Let’s even say that these trade agreements are good for the economy, as many people may believe. You still need immigration reform; you still need a transportation bill; you still need investments in research, in biosciences, and renewable energy."
Transportation, Housing And Urban Development, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 June 4, 2015
Earl Blumenauer, D-OR
"Then we can have the authorizing committee not mess around with a couple of months’ extension but get down to work to fashion a 6-year, comprehensive transportation bill that will put hundreds of thousands of people to work in communities all across the country, making them more livable, making our families safer, healthier, and more economically secure."

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