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Infrastructure in the News 10.21.16

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The Hill: Lyft boosts lobbying amid race for driverless cars

http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/302099-lyft-ramps-up-lobbying-amid-driverless-car-race

Lyft’s federal lobbying skyrocketed in the third quarter of 2016, according to a disclosure form filed by the company.

 

Infrastructure in the News 10.20.16

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The State Journal-Register (IL): Ray LaHood and Ed Rendell: Vote 'yes' on roads amendment

http://www.sj-r.com/opinion/20161019/ray-lahood-and-ed-rendell-vote-yes-on-roads-amendment

The State Journal-Register: Vote 'yes' on roads amendment

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By: Secretary Ray LaHood and Governor Ed Rendell 

10/19/2016

Across Illinois, many commuters face a daily slog getting to the office and the kids to school, from traffic jams and crowded buses or trains to roads filled with potholes or constantly in need of repair. It can feel like there is no light at the end of the tunnel, as Illinoisans spend more than $800 per commute each year in wasted time and fuel for the costs of growing disrepair.

Infrastructure in the News 10.19.16

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Associated Press: Gov’t announces new steps to protect airline consumers

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/govt-announces-new-steps-to-protect-airline-consumers/2016/10/18/f7249b30-9577-11e6-9cae-2a3574e296a6_story.html

Infrastructure in the News 10.14.16

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The American Prospect: Could Clinton Tame Congress?

http://prospect.org/article/could-clinton-tame-congress

Infrastructure in the News 10.18.16

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Society for Human Resource Management: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Both Support Surge in Infrastructure Work

https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/trump-clinton-surge-infrastructure-spending.aspx

Infrastructure in the News 10.17.16

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CityLimits: Clinton Presidency will be a Steel Dawn if Mayors Get Their Way

http://citylimits.org/2016/10/14/clinton-presidency-will-be-a-steel-dawn-if-mayors-get-their-way/

INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE NEWS 10.13.16

News Roundup
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Washington Post Editorial: Hillary Clinton for president

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/hillary-clinton-for-president/2016/10/12/665f9698-8caf-11e6-bf8a-3d26847eeed4_story.html?utm_term=.08877f4cb973

Infrastructure in the News 10.12.16

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Yahoo! Finance: The Nation's Mayors to Host Bipartisan Forum With Presidential Campaigns on Investment in Metro Priorities: "Keeping Cities Strong: A Mayoral Forum on Transportation, Water & Energy"

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/nations-mayors-host-bipartisan-forum-162503333.html

Infrastructure in the News 10.11.16

News Roundup
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Associated Press: The Latest: Freight trains on hold after Hurricane Matthew

http://www.oleantimesherald.com/news/nation/the-latest-freight-trains-on-hold-after-hurricane-matthew/article_65913350-5fef-540e-a228-f85c38d036ba.html