California and the northeastern US are perfect for high speed rails. But implementing HSR would be very different processes for each region.
Critics of the huge federal bureaucracy have a history of missteps to cite, from well before the latest GSA scandal, in which Jeffrey Neeley authorized $823,000 for a conference in Las Vegas.
FAA shutdown is partial: Air-controllers still working, but airport building projects suspended. No immediate solution in view for FAA shutdown.
The US secretary of Transportation has asked airports to consider adding a second air-traffic controller to their overnight shifts. But one key congressman says that would be a waste of money.
The lone air-traffic controller at Reagan airport Wednesday night may have been snoozing, but safeguards allowed planes to land, say aviation officials.
Frasier Verrusio is the 20th Washington insider connected with the Jack Abramoff corruption scandal to be convicted or plead guilty. Federal investigators said he accepted a $1,300 World Series trip in return for helping a company influence a highway bill.