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A Jobs Bill That Builds More Jobs, Not More Highways

The Public Interest
column on Huffington Post from
John Krieger, U.S. PIRG’s Transportation Advocate.

“If the
goals of the jobs bill are to put the most people to work and to jump-start
progress towards a more environmentally and economically sustainable future,
then Congress needs to stop the insanity and pass a jobs bill that creates more
jobs, not more highways,” Krieger writes.

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