Jun 29, 2012 Lawmakers in Washington are poised today to approve a bill that provides billions for transportation projects and lowers student loan interest rates.
Jun 26, 2012 Lawmakers must fund new federal highway construction before the current legislation expires on Saturday. If they don't, local construction projects may suffer, and jobs could be lost.
Jun 25, 2012 House lawmakers have until the end of the week to deal with two big economic issues. One is a two year transportation funding bill that puts about three million jobs at stake. The other is how to keep student loan interest rates from doubling for millions of new borrowers.
Jun 22, 2012 The cruise business is emerging from the down economy thanks to lower fuel prices, bigger boats and more fees for perks like alcohol and excursions.
Jun 14, 2012 Boston has a new app that lets drivers locate bad bumps, and sends pothole fix-it lists to city workers.
Jun 4, 2012 The House and Senate are hashing out differences over a transportation spending bill. One of the sticking points is whether to penalize states that use public-private partnerships to run their roads.
May 10, 2012 Lawmakers in Illinois are poised to take up a bill to hasten construction on a new expressway. But to get the land for the highway, lawmakers may use a controversial method known as quick-take power.
May 8, 2012 A new survey finds Americans plan to take more vacation trips during the summer and are placing a higher priority on value compared to the past.
May 4, 2012 Spirit's new fee made us dig into the archives to see what else airlines can charge us for.