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Bridges, buses, bypasses, and more: All the Pa. projects included in U.S. House Dems’ $547B transportation bill

BY: - June 9, 2021

U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District, submitted four projects tallying exactly $20 million. All four of those proposals for road work and bridge replacements were selected.

Electric buses, asphalt and bridges: On Capitol Hill, pols from Pa., nationwide jostle for federal transportation cash

BY: and - May 23, 2021

Rep. Dan Meuser, R-9th District., put in for $5.5 million to resurface a stretch of US-222 in Berks County, while Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th District., is seeking $5 million to add a lane to a stretch of that same road, just five miles away.

Conservative think-tank identifies $61 million in earmarks in state budget

BY: - July 10, 2019

For 14 Pennsylvania counties, the end of the state budget also meant the start of some pet projects. The Commonwealth Foundation, a conservative, think-tank in Harrisburg, identified at least $61 million in money hidden with the state budget, earmarked for everything from Lyme disease testing to public transit. You can look at the full list […]