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FILE - In this March 31, 2021 file photo, traffic moves along the Interstate 76 highway in Philadelphia. President Joe Biden on Tuesday, Oct. 19, announced his intention to nominate Steven Cliff, who has served as deputy administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration since February, to become the agency's administrator. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Former Calif. regulator tapped to run highway safety agency

A former California pollution regulator is being nominated to run the nation’s highway safety agency

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A deep dive into where Congress is at on the infrastructure bill

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U.S. Coast GuardRear Admiral Carola List, assistant commandant for engineering and logistics at the U.S. Coast Guard

Rear Admiral Carola List talks Coast Guard priorities for 2022

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House committees are spending the week working on ‘the normal kind’ of budget bills

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Chuck Schumer, Raphael Warnock, Amy Klobuchar

Next question: Will the Senate go along with House oversight proposals?

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkLoren Duggan Bloomberg Government

House Democrats working towards infrastructure package

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(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo illustration, a person types on a laptop in Florida. Riviera Beach, Fla., agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. Spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said Wednesday, June 19, 2019, that the city of 35,000 residents has been working with outside security consultants, who recommended the ransom be paid. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Attempted poisoning of Tampa’s water is a signal – we must act

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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)The U.S. Capitol is seen as national guard members pass by on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 20, 2021. The House voted to create an independent commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, sending the legislation to an uncertain future in the Senate. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

It’s never too early for contractors to start planning when Congress is talking trillions

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(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)Marty Walsh

Unions are licking their lips at the prospect of big infrastructure spending

President Biden has said he wants publicly funded infrastructure projects to be built with unionized labor. And unions are ready for the task.

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In some ways you have to pity Congress, trying to spend trillions it doesn’t have

What exactly is Congress and the administration talking about when they throw around infrastructure spending?

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Mail handler Rolanda Ramos sorts through mail at the United States Postal Service Processing and Distribution Center in San Francisco, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005. Today is the busiest delivery day of the year for the postal service, according to Jim Larkin of the USPS, who estimates approximately 15 million pieces of mail being shipped. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

USPS speeds up plans to get 138 package-sorting machines running ahead of holiday season

The purchase of package-sorting equipment is only part of $40 billion in capital investments USPS plans to make over the next decade.

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