House could take on Senate transportation reauthorization bill
The House could take up the Senate’s version of a transportation reauthorization bill rather than try to push through one of its own, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Tuesday.
Boehner has been unable to come up with a formula to pass either a long- or a short-term extension and reform of surface transportation programs, despite making the legislation a priority this year. House Republicans will meet to discuss the issue on Wednesday morning, but party leaders have yet to identify a path forward after separate proposals for a five-year, $260 billion bill and an 18-month measure met resistance from the rank and file.
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