US Senate, House negotiators reach transport deal

By REUTERS
June 27, 2012 23:29




WASHINGTON - After seven weeks of talks, lawmakers from the US Senate and House of Representatives have reached agreement on a transportation funding bill that will support 3 million jobs, Senator Barbara Boxer said on Wednesday.

"I am so glad that House Republicans met Democrats half way, as Senate Republicans did months ago," said Boxer, the chairman of the negotiating panel, in a statement.


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