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2011-08-01 14:13:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The trade association representing Pennsylvania's highway construction industry today strongly endorsed the recommendations of the Gov. Tom Corbett's Transportation Funding Advisory Commission. Robert Latham, executive vice president of Associated Pennsylvania Constructors and a member of the Commission, said the benefits to residents of Pennsylvania far outweigh the modest cost to the average motorist. "This plan, over the next decade, will...

2011-08-01 12:11:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transportation Secretary Barry J. Schoch, P.E., today delivered the Transportation Funding Advisory Commission (TFAC) final report on long-term transportation funding options to Governor Tom Corbett. The commission presented multiple funding ideas to the governor, who will decide what course of action will balance the best interests of Pennsylvania consumers and the need for state transportation funding over the next several...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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