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2014-03-12 08:21:15

World's's largest carrier accused of using sham sales office to avoid paying millions in taxes owed to Chicago-area municipalities and public transit agencies CHICAGO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Regional Transportation Authority ("RTA") on Tuesday filed suit against American Airlines ("American") to force the company and its affiliated fuel subsidiary to comply with Illinois law and stop diverting millions in sales-tax revenues owed to local governments and transit agencies...

2008-10-16 00:00:16

The Pace Board of Directors released the proposed 2009 budget and although fares on suburban fixed route operations will rise for the first time in eight years, the agency intends to develop new service for the region. "We realize that no one likes a fare increase, but the pressures of a slow economy and rising expenses have become too much to bear," said Richard Kwasneski, Pace Board Chairman. "Implementing this fare increase is important to maintaining financial stability during these...

2008-06-19 12:00:34

By Matthew DeFour, The Wisconsin State Journal Jun. 19--Local leaders hope political support for commuter rail and progress at the state level on drafting legislation to authorize the creation of a regional transportation authority will bolster a federal funding application submitted Wednesday. State, Dane County and Madison officials submitted an application with the Federal Transit Administration's New Starts program for a $255 million commuter rail system between Middleton and Sun...

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