Mica could support a short-term extension of highway program

09/1/2011 | Hill, The

More than 4,000 jobs could be lost if the highway bill isn't reauthorized or an extension passed before Sept. 30, according to President Barack Obama. Perhaps that won't come to pass now that House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica, R-Fla., has said he could support a short-term extension of the highway program. "I will agree to one additional highway program extension, this being the eighth of the overdue transportation reauthorization," Mica said.

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