Feb 12 2004

SEN. SHELBY COMMENTS ON SENATE PASSAGE OF HIGHWAY FUNDING BILL

Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.) today commented on the Senate passage of S. 1072, the Highway Funding Bill. The Senate Banking Committee passed the transit portion of the bill unanimously out of Committee on February 4th.

“The Senate has demonstrated its strong commitment to our nation’s highway and transit programs. This bill will bring economic opportunity and growth to Alabama, and every other state in the country. I look forward to working with the House and the Administration to ultimately pass a bill that will enjoy broad support and can be signed by the President.”