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H.R.2887 Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 16, 2011 Became Public Law No: 112-30.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Ways and Means

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Aviation

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - Highways and Transit

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on September 15, 2011, with a roll call of 92 ayes, 6 nays, and 2 not voting.

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    • American Highway Users Alliance

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    • Heritage Foundation

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Hell on Wheels | This Land Press - June 06, 2012 by Beau Adams - As recently as last September, Senator Tom Coburn held up H.R. 2887 on the Senate floor after it had already passed the House. His argument was that he would like the transportation dollars to come through to individual ...

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      As noted by Beau Adams on June 06, 2012, "As recently as last September, Senator Tom Coburn held up H.R. 2887 on the Senate floor after it had already passed the House. His argument was that he would like the transportation dollars to come through to individual ..." (/url?q=http://thislandpress.com/06/06/2012/hell-on-wheels/&sa=U&ei=qL3cT86bCcr02QXL8oW4DQ&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNFxTK76Oe8pIk1HbSTLVqrzyFJQKQ)
    • Hell on Wheels | This Land Press - June 06, 2012 by Beau Adams - As recently as last September, Senator Tom Coburn held up H.R. 2887 on the Senate floor after it had already passed the House. His argument was that he would like the transportation dollars to come through to individual ...

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      As noted by Beau Adams on June 06, 2012, "As recently as last September, Senator Tom Coburn held up H.R. 2887 on the Senate floor after it had already passed the House. His argument was that he would like the transportation dollars to come through to individual ..." (/url?q=http://thislandpress.com/06/06/2012/hell-on-wheels/&sa=U&ei=dW7bT6e8B8bS2QXKwfzcCA&ved=0CD0QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNE7ZBHL-c6YRmDHDK7Gntujwmc-gQ)
    • Hell on Wheels | This Land Press - June 06, 2012 by Beau Adams - As recently as last September, Senator Tom Coburn held up H.R. 2887 on the Senate floor after it had already passed the House. His argument was that he would like the transportation dollars to come through to individual ...

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      As noted by Beau Adams on June 06, 2012, "As recently as last September, Senator Tom Coburn held up H.R. 2887 on the Senate floor after it had already passed the House. His argument was that he would like the transportation dollars to come through to individual ..." (/url?q=http://thislandpress.com/06/06/2012/hell-on-wheels/&sa=U&ei=7AXaT43kNuW-2gWh7fipBg&ved=0CD0QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNGamcjg-89iWpbv-cqVmtZ_eRSwPw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Congress Should Halt FAA Plan to Destroy the Privacy of Noncommercial Flights - September 28, 2011 by The Moral Liberal - Instead of proceeding with HR 658, the House proceeded with a relatively simple bill (HR 2887) to extend US surface transportation programs for six months and to extend air transportation programs for four months. The House passed HR 2887 by voice vote ..

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      As noted by The Moral Liberal on September 28, 2011, " Instead of proceeding with HR 658, the House proceeded with a relatively simple bill (HR 2887) to extend US surface transportation programs for six months and to extend air transportation programs for four months. The House passed HR 2887 by voice vote .." (http://www.themoralliberal.com/2011/09/28/congress-should-halt-faa-plan-to-destroy-the-privacy-of-noncommercial-flights/)
    • Transportation - September 22, 2011 by Lexology (registration) - After intensive negotiations and the prospect of another partial FAA shutdown, a deal was struck and the Senate cleared, 92-6, a combined extension bill (HR 2887) extending the FAA authorization for four months, until January 31, 2012, and SAFETEA-LU ...

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      As noted by Lexology (registration) on September 22, 2011, " After intensive negotiations and the prospect of another partial FAA shutdown, a deal was struck and the Senate cleared, 92-6, a combined extension bill (HR 2887) extending the FAA authorization for four months, until January 31, 2012, and SAFETEA-LU ... " (http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=d2d3f4ed-7c0a-4ee7-890f-52ef65e4172f)
    • DRI Corporation's Subsidiaries to Showcase Transit Communications Products and ... - September 22, 2011 by MarketWatch (press release) - 16, 2011, both houses of the 112th Congress passed -- and President Barack Obama signed into law -- the Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011 (HR 2887), which extends federal funding for the public transportation industry ...

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      As noted by MarketWatch (press release) on September 22, 2011, " 16, 2011, both houses of the 112th Congress passed -- and President Barack Obama signed into law -- the Surface and Air Transportation Programs Extension Act of 2011 (HR 2887), which extends federal funding for the public transportation industry ... " (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/dri-corporations-subsidiaries-to-showcase-transit-communications-products-and-services-during-apta-expo-2011-2011-09-22)
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