April 13, 2012
By Joy Hampton
The Norman Transcript
NORMAN — U.S. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore, said a long-term transportation bill will likely be passed by Congress, providing the federal funding Oklahoma and other states depend on to supplement road and bridge projects. With elections on the horizon, most other major legislation will be on hold until the nation sees how things shake out on Nov. 6.
“(The transportation bill is) probably the last major piece of legislation that’s likely to get passed before the end of session,” he said.
The Senate has come up with a workable compromise the House may have to imitate.
“(Sen. James) Inhofe and (Sen. Barbara) Boxer have worked together (on transportation),” he said. “Quite a bit has gotten done.” FULL ARTICLE
Fri, April 13, 2012
by John Cox