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Passenger and freight rail projects in 32 states, including Pa., get millions from U.S. DOT

BY: - June 2, 2022

WASHINGTON —  The U.S. government is doling out millions of dollars to railroad projects throughout the country in hopes of improving supply chains and passenger rail service. The announcement by the Biden administration of $368 million in Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements will go to more than 46 projects designed to improve safety and […]

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PennDOT paving crews (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania photo)

Still think the infrastructure law isn’t helping? Check the numbers | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 6, 2022

The state was in line for $1.6B for bridge repairs. It's already being put to work, according to one analysis.

In Kansas, Buttigieg points to Pgh bridge collapse as ‘urgent’ reminder of infrastructure needs

BY: - January 28, 2022

'Bottom line is this shouldn’t happen in the United States of America,' he said.

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Could Biden’s infrastructure bill help heal the scars highways created? | Opinion

BY: - December 10, 2021

From the interstate highway system to public housing, some of America’s most discriminatory and damaging policies have been implemented under the auspices of the need for better infrastructure.

Buses may stop at 5 p.m., but her Mom’s care is 7 days a week, Pgh. woman tells USDot Secretary Buttigieg

BY: - June 10, 2021

Lisa Gonzalez is a Pittsburgh community organizer veteran, family caretaker, and Community Worker at Pittsburgh Liberty K-5 public school. She relies on public transportation for her many responsibilities.

Buttigieg to inherit a crumbling network of roads, subways and rails at DOT

BY: - December 26, 2020

For example, two presidents have vowed to replace the aging Brent Spence Bridge between Cincinnati and northern Kentucky, but there’s still no plan to do so. In fact, the bridge closed down for a month because of damage it sustained in a November truck accident. Officials just reopened it a few days before Christmas.

In Buttigieg’s candidacy, Pa.’s young LGBTQ voters saw themselves – and a way forward

BY: - March 3, 2020

For Temple University student Brendan Hamel, former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg's 2020 campaign for the White House, was a source of both reassurance and a reflection.

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It’s Super Tuesday: Why what happens on Wednesday will be big for Pa. | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 3, 2020

Voters in 14 states make their choices today, with broad implications for what happens in Pennsyylvania, where voters head to the polls on April 28.

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Warren and Landrieu? That could be just the ticket for 2020 Dems | Opinion

BY: - February 25, 2020

The fiasco in Iowa, the pathetic debate, and the growing likelihood of a brokered convention, are grounds for serious concern -- if not panic.

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Quinnipiac Poll: 2020 Dems narrowly top Trump; Prez still underwater | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 21, 2020

The 2020 Dem primary pack holds narrow leads over Trump in a critical battleground state.

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New Hampshire Muddle: Bernie Sanders underwhelms the Yogi Berra Democrats | Dick Polman

BY: - February 17, 2020

As Yogi Berra also warned, “You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.”

On the trail in New Hampshire, a Pennsylvanian watches the ‘Humans of 2020’

BY: - February 11, 2020

Michala Butler, a Temple University student from Harrisburg, Pa., spent five days in New Hampshire capturing the sights and sounds of the primary.