| Apr 17, 2015
| 6:32 PM
WASHINGTON — House Transportation chairman Bill Shuster, R-Blair, has acknowledged a "close private and personal relationship" with a female lobbyist for an airline association whose job is to influence his committee.
The recently divorced...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 6:29 AM
Pennsylvania Congressman Bill Shuster says he's in a "private and personal relationship" with an airline lobbyist, whose organization has business before Shuster's transportation panel.
Shuster confirmed the relationship to Politico, which posted an...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 4:35 PM
It's become a frustrating rite for Armenian Americans. Every year, in the days leading up to the April 24 anniversary, advocates have lobbied President Obama to use the word "genocide" to describe the killing of more than 1 million Armenians at the...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 7:35 AM
The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress next year.
Federal Aviation Administration...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 3:58 PM
As drivers travel aging roads and crumbling bridges, federal highway funding is failing to keep pace with inflation in nearly every state — and some such as Maryland are suffering a sharper decline than others, according to an analysis of...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 1:51 PM
Saying it ignores vital safety issues, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District., on Friday criticized the draft of a passenger rail bill that a Congressional committee issued this week.
The proposal came out just two days after a Metro-North crash in...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:38 PM
HERSHEY — With a long-term funding fix for the federal highway system looming large on their to-do list, congressional Republicans gathered Thursday in a state where GOP legislators recently hiked taxes on gasoline — and still have benefited...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 7:59 AM
The western Pennsylvania congressman who chairs the House Transportation Committee is drawing a line in the sand for the next round of negotiations on a highway funding bill: no hike for the gasoline tax.
In an interview with the Associated Press, Rep....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:15 AM
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:30 AM
There may be relief in sight for drivers and truckers facing one of Southern California’s worst bottlenecks.
Federal officials Tuesday approved a $10-million grant for a series of fixes to the congested interchange between the 60 Freeway and the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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....