Transit Operating Aid in War Bill

House and Senate negotiators decided a $106 billion war bill, from which 10 percent would be granted to transit operating costs.

House and Senate decided to spend $106 billion on war and transit agencies. Some critics contend that this is a short-time response to the economic recession.

"But despite Latham's skepticism, the deal is done. The final version of the war spending bill, with the transit operating aid provision intact, is expected to become law as soon as next week."

Full Story: Congress Agrees to Keep Transit Operating Aid in War Bill

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