With much of the capitol press corps turning its attention in late June to the surface transportation bill, Burgess Everett's coverage of the surface transportation reauthorization process for Politico provided the latest breaking news from Capitol Hill. In this edition of the CT Podcast, Everett provides insight into how the conference committee suddenly gained traction and how Congressional leadership looked to the key negotiators and said, "Get this done." He talks about the surprising addition of a second year of funding and reveals how important suburban legislators were in keeping transit in the trust fund. It's a behind-the-scenes look at the making of MAP-21 that you won't want to miss.
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