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High-speed trains pick up more federal money (UPDATE)

By Justin Kern Special to The Daily Reporter A second federal payout toward the $817.6 million high-speed rail line between Milwaukee and Madison is accelerating debate among the state’s gubernatorial candidates. Wisconsin officials joined U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in ...

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2,000 transportation workers idled over impasse

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Jobless benefits suddenly ended for some laid-off workers, Medicare payments to doctors were delayed and 2,000 federal transportation workers were sent home Monday in a spending dispute tinged with election-year politics. ...

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Stimulus package sparks $20 billion investment in transportation projects (10:38 a.m. 11/4/09)

By Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Wednesday that the Federal Highway Administration’s transportation investments crossed the $20 billion mark this week. The money is directed toward highway, road and bridge projects throughout the country. ...

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