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Gentile Supports Overseas Tax To Fund Highway Trust Fund

Gentile Supports Overseas Tax To Fund Highway Trust Fund

Source: NYC.GOVIn the wake of a report [/three-structurally-unsound-belt-parkway-bridges-are-also-most-heavily-travelled/] that found several heavily utilized bridges in our area to be structurally unsound, Councilman Vincent Gentile has declared support for a plan that would tax overseas company profits to fund the at-risk federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF) – which sponsors a large


Economist Weighs In On Chinese Steel Controversy, Saying There’s Precedent For Collapse

Source: atomische via flickr.comThe New York Times published an editorial [http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/05/opinion/the-price-of-made-in-china.html] by economist Peter Navarro that admonishes the MTA for using Chinese steel products in a key portion of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge [/mta-pushing-ahead-with-plan-to-use-chinese-steel-on-verrazano-deck-project/] restoration project. Navarro, who is a professor

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With 5,000 Petitions In Hand, Jamaica Bay Gas Pipeline Opponents Urge Senator Schumer To Kill Proposal

The Coalition Against the Rockaway Pipeline (CARP) delivered petitions with 5,000 signatures to Senator Charles Schumer’s Manhattan office Tuesday as members of the environmental group push for a presidential veto of the project. Although the House and the Senate passed the bill [/pipeline-bill-passes-pipeline-will-be-constructed-in-jamaica-bay/] authorizing a gas pipeline to