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Virginia Foxx

Virginia Foxx is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 2005. She is a member of the Republican Party. The district takes in much of the northwestern portion of the state and a portion of Winston-Salem. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Developers battle FAA over new building height restrictions
2014-07-07
A bill recently introduced by Moran, whose Northern Virginia district includes densely developed areas around Reagan National Airport, would force the FAA to go through Congress. In his a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Moran and three ...
(World Magazine)
  1. FAA eyes lower building height limit near airports

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NJ considers revealing train shipments of oil
2014-07-07
... including one last July that killed 47 people and destroyed much of a small town in Quebec. Since November, train derailments and resulting spills in Alabama, North Dakota and Virginia have all caused fires and millions of dollars in environmental ...
(Asbury Park Press)

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    State highway projects could be in jeopardy
    2014-07-06
    By Whitney Burdette, Capitol reporter. West Virginia's ongoing and scheduled highway construction could see delays if Congress doesn't act to reauthorize federal transportation funds. A bill to replenish the Highway Trust ... Federal Transportation ...
    (Charleston Daily Mail)
    1. Highway crisis is looming, US warns
    2. Dead ahead: A pothole in highway construction aid?

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    Should NJ residents be told about oil train shipments?
    2014-07-04
    Since November, train derailments and resulting spills in Alabama, North Dakota and Virginia have all caused fires and millions of dollars in environmental damage. In recent weeks, states have come under pressure from residents and environmental ...
    (Dailyrecord.com)
    1. N.J. weighing whether residents should be told about oil train shipments

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    Early voting to begin Thursday for July 15 runoffs
    2014-07-03
    Early voting begins today for the July 15 runoff between Gardenia Henley and Josh Brannon, which will determine the Democratic Party nominee to face Republican incumbent Rep. Virginia Foxx in the 5th Congressional District race this fall. Early voting ...
    (Winston-Salem Journal)
    1. Early voting starts for Democratic runoff in 5th Congressional District

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    Countdown to a shutdown of federal transportation funding
    2014-07-02
    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who wrote his second letter in as many weeks to states warning of an impending crisis, said on average states would lose about 28 percent of their federal money. The issue is one Congress has ducked for ...
    (West Hawaii Today)
    1. Federal road fund cuts may hurt W.Va.
    2. Obama Speaks at Georgetown Waterfront Park
    3. Highway crisis looms in August

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    FAA, developers clash over tall buildings
    2014-06-30
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government wants to dramatically reduce the allowable height of potentially thousands of buildings near airports around the country — a proposal that is drawing fire from real estate developers, local officials and members of ...
    (Pekin Daily Times)
    1. Developers Hitting the Roof Over FAA's Height-Limit Proposal

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    FAA eyes lower building height limit near airports
    2014-06-26
    Jim Moran, whose Northern Virginia district includes densely populated areas around Reagan National Airport near downtown Washington, would require the FAA to conduct a formal rulemaking. In a letter earlier this year to Transportation Secretary ...
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      Gazette opinion: Federal, state officials perform a miracle
      2014-06-26
      U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx last week ordered railroads to provide specifics about oil train routes, crude volumes and other information to state officials. It would have to be someone like Foxx — a cabinet-level leader — to compel the ...
      (Billings Gazette)
      1. Oil Train Traffic On The Rise, Prompting Worry About Busy Routes Through ...
      2. BNSF sending up to 19 crude-by-rail shipments each week through Washington ...
      3. Railroads disclose figures, details on volatile oil train shipments

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