Mar 12, 2012 The Senate is likely to pass an extension of the federal transportation spending bill this week. But it will only fund highway and transit projects for two years. Most generally take five years.
Feb 23, 2012 Powdered wigs and town crier optional
Feb 13, 2012 President Obama's budget for next year includes hundreds of billions for new infrastructure projects and repairs to the nation's roads and bridges. But it could take years before any work actually begins.
Feb 10, 2012 In the midst of debates that could potentially tighten the rules on insider trading in Washington, the head of the House Financial Services Committee faces serious allegations.
Feb 8, 2012 Republicans in the House of Representatives have introduced their version of an anti-insider trading bill. The version that passed the Senate had provisions that focused specifically on those who traffic in 'political intelligence.'
Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Feb 2, 2012 The government was set to impose new rules limiting the work kids are allowed to do on farms, but those rules are being reconsidered after an outcry from farmers.
Jan 27, 2012 If the United States wants to continue to be the major player in the global economy, it needs an efficient, robust aviation system.
Jan 27, 2012 Journalist Patrick Symmes had a bicycle. Then it got stolen. So he got another bike, and that got stolen, too. He discusses his journey delving into the underground economy of stolen bikes.
Jan 25, 2012 Following his State of the Union address yesterday that focused on job growth, the president heads to Arizona today. We talk to a congressman there about what the president's speech and visit mean for him.