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House Appropriations Committee approves $9 billion in FY2007 transportation funding


This week, the House Appropriations Committee approved its version of the fiscal-year 2007 transportation appropriations bill, according to the American Public Transportation Association.

The bill would provide a record-level $9 billion for transit programs — a 5.6 percent increase compared with FY2006 and $4 million more than the funding level authorized in the SAFETEA-LU bill.

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