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Unformatted text preview: ; DKE) [There was little support among construction industry lobbyists for earmarking the entire gas tax revenue stream for highways and letting mass transit fend for itself in Congress. Beth McGinn, a spokeswoman for the main lobbying group for road builders, which is now called the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, said, “There’s a ‘T’ in our name. Our members also build light rail; they build subways.”] High Speed Rail benefits construction industry – economic opportunity Office of the vice president, February 08, 2011 (press release, http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/02/08/vice-president-biden-announces-six-yearplan-build-national-high-speed-r; DKE) <"In America, we pride ourselves on dreaming big and building big," said Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood. "This historic investment in America’s high-speed rail network keeps us on track toward economic opportunity and competitiveness in the 21st century. It’s an investment in tomorrow that will create manufacturing, construction, and operations jobs today.”> A2: Plan Not Economically Self-Sufficie...
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