Transportation industry regulation

July 17, 2017 - 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved legislation Monday giving the go-ahead for a new safety watchdog for the passenger rail system serving commuters and visitors in and around the nation's capital. After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed the Federal Transit...
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July 17, 2017 - 7:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved legislation giving the go-ahead for a new safety watchdog for the passenger rail system serving in and around Washington. The vote was 399-5. After a series of critical lapses, the Obama administration directed the Federal Transit Administration to oversee...
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FILE- In this Saturday, July 1, 2017, file photo, people line up at the NuLeaf marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. The Nevada Tax Commission is expected to approve an emergency regulation on Thursday, July 13, to issue distribution licenses needed to address an anticipated supply shortage in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 13, 2017 - 9:22 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada moved Thursday to reduce supply problems at recreational marijuana stores that have faced overwhelming demand for newly legal pot and the possibility of their shelves going empty. Regulators approved emergency rules that would speed up licensing for pot distributors...
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Departing and parked aircraft intersect at San Francisco International Airport, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in San Francisco. An Air Canada Airbus A320 was cleared to land on one of the runways at the San Francisco airport just before midnight on Friday, July 7, when the pilot "inadvertently" lined up with the taxiway, which runs parallel to the runway. There were other aircraft lined up on the taxiway waiting for departure when the incident occurred. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 13, 2017 - 9:21 pm
An Air Canada plane with 140 people on board came within 100 feet of crashing onto two of four planes lined up to take off at San Francisco International Airport last week, according to a preliminary report Canadian air safety regulators released Thursday. The finding provided the first official...
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Departing and parked aircraft intersect at San Francisco International Airport, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in San Francisco. An Air Canada Airbus A320 was cleared to land on one of the runways at the San Francisco airport just before midnight on Friday, July 7, when the pilot "inadvertently" lined up with the taxiway, which runs parallel to the runway. There were other aircraft lined up on the taxiway waiting for departure when the incident occurred. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 13, 2017 - 8:44 pm
An Air Canada plane with 140 people on board came within 100 feet of crashing onto two of four planes lined up to take off at San Francisco International Airport last week, according to a preliminary report Canadian air safety regulators released Thursday. The finding provided the first official...
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FILE- In this Saturday, July 1, 2017, file photo, people line up at the NuLeaf marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. The Nevada Tax Commission is expected to approve an emergency regulation on Thursday, July 13, to issue distribution licenses needed to address an anticipated supply shortage in the coming weeks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 13, 2017 - 8:30 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada moved Thursday to reduce supply problems at recreational marijuana stores that have faced overwhelming demand for newly legal pot and the possibility of their shelves going empty. Regulators approved emergency rules that would speed up licensing for pot distributors...
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Departing and parked aircraft intersect at San Francisco International Airport, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in San Francisco. An Air Canada Airbus A320 was cleared to land on one of the runways at the San Francisco airport just before midnight on Friday, July 7, when the pilot "inadvertently" lined up with the taxiway, which runs parallel to the runway. There were other aircraft lined up on the taxiway waiting for departure when the incident occurred. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 13, 2017 - 7:53 pm
An Air Canada plane with 140 people on board came within 100 feet of crashing onto two of four planes lined up to take off at San Francisco International Airport last week, according to a preliminary report by Canadian air safety regulators released Thursday. The finding provided the first official...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., left, and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J.,, right, meet with members of the media on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 11, 2017 - 7:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A huge railroad and transit project to build new bridge and tunnel capacity for travel between New York and New Jersey would receive a whopping $900 million next year if a senior New Jersey Republican has his way. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is moving to boost the New York and New...
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July 11, 2017 - 12:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A huge railroad and transit project to build new bridge and tunnel capacity for travel between New York and New Jersey would receive a whopping $900 million next year if a senior New Jersey Republican has his way. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is moving to boost the New York and New...
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July 11, 2017 - 11:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior House lawmaker is using his chairmanship of the powerful Appropriations Committee to try to funnel up to $900 million into New Jersey and New York to build new bridge and tunnel capacity for travel between the states. The move by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (FREE'-ling-hy-...
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