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Obama seeking 300 billion for roads, railways


By: Nedra Pickler ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $300 billion to update roads and railways, arguing the taxpayer investment will help put Americans to work. Obama was announcing the proposal Wednesday at the Union Depot rail and bus station in St. Paul, Minn., after touring a light rail maintenance facility. Funding for surface ...

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U.S. government looks for ways to boost energy infrastructure

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WASHINGTON Tue Feb 25, 2014 6:29pm EST (Reuters) – The Obama administration will look for ways the federal government could spur investment to improve infrastructure for transporting oil and natural gas supplies around the country, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said on Tuesday. Booming shale production has led to record high oil and gas output, but Moniz has acknowledged recently that the ...

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