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Bill Shuster

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  • Weakened tea [Editorial]

    Weakened tea  [Editorial]
    The centrist shift of the Republican Party, first observed last fall with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's landslide re-election, continued this week with GOP establishment candidates defeating tea party challengers in primary races. The most visible...
  • Travel agents oppose effort to erase taxes and fees from airfare ads

    Travel agents oppose effort to erase taxes and fees from airfare ads
    A bill that would allow airlines to advertise fares without including taxes and fees would "deceive" travelers about the true cost of flying, according to a trade group for the nation's travel agents. The proposed federal legislation, which is supported...
  • PA reps swing for charity in annual Congressional baseball game

    PA reps swing for charity in annual Congressional baseball game
    Republicans may control the U.S. House, but it was the Democrats who dominated the baseball field this week in the 53rd annual Congressional baseball game. Four Pennsylvania House members took the field at Nationals Park on Wednesday: Reps. Lou...
  • Transparent Airfares Act needs more transparency

    Last week, the House of Representatives passed the Transparent Airfares Act of 2014. Great news, right? Who doesn't want more clarity when it comes to ticket prices and fees? Well, fasten your seat belt and put your tray table in the upright position....
  • Congress considering ban on in-flight calls on airlines

    This post has been corrected. See the note at bottom for details. WASHINGTON — Members of Congress clearly like to talk. And talk. But when it comes to sitting on a plane next to a passenger jabbering on the phone through a long flight, a lot of...
  • Amtrak Breakdown With Transit VIPs Aboard? Perfect

    U.S. Rep Bill Shuster, R-Pa., House chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, met with Amtrak's brass in New York last Friday, and then hopped on an Amtrak train for Hartford. Fellow Rep. John Larson and state Department of...
  • About 400 U.S. flights delayed as sequestration takes hold

    About 400 U.S. flights delayed as sequestration takes hold
    Sequestration is starting to frustrate air travelers. About 400 flights were delayed Sunday because of air traffic controller furloughs, the Federal Aviation Administration said, and a few more interruptions were reported Monday, though the nation's air...
  • A black box in your car? Some see a source of tax revenue

    A black box in your car? Some see a source of tax revenue
    WASHINGTON — As America's road planners struggle to find the cash to mend a crumbling highway system, many are beginning to see a solution in a little black box that fits neatly by the dashboard of your car. The devices, which track every mile a...
  • Former Democratic chairman raises money for GOP Dent

    Former Democratic chairman raises money for GOP Dent
    Republican Rep. Charlie Dent found himself in a room filled with Democrats this week – who had all paid at least $250 to be in his company. Dent received a financial assist for his re-election campaign Thursday night at the Bethlehem home of the...
  • FCC takes a step toward allowing cellphone calls on flights

    The Federal Communications Commission took a key step toward allowing cellphone calls on planes, but other government officials don't expect travelers will be chatting from 35,000 feet any time soon. Commissioners voted 3 to 2 on Thursday to allow...
  • House passes Republicans' 2012 spending plan

    House passes Republicans' 2012 spending plan
    The House passed the Republicans' 2012 budget Friday on a party-line vote, launching GOP lawmakers into an emerging debate with President Obama that vividly defines the parties and will help to shape the size and role of the federal government for years...