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KickingTiresEvent data recorders, aka "black boxes," are already prevalent in new cars, but a new law would make them standard on all vehicles, according to Car and Driver. The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that would mandate event data......
KickingTiresHere's what we have our eye on today: The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a group that represents a dozen automakers including the Detroit Three and Toyota, is gearing up to fight provisions in a $109 billion, two-year highway bill that......
Tags: Honda, Akio Toyoda, Toyota, Passenger Cars, Automotive Equipment
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsGov.-elect Rick Scott???s first opportunity to potentially change the direction of the South Florida Water Management District comes from filling the Palm Beach County vacancy on the agency???s nine-member board. The governor appoints the members of the...
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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsIn a letter e-mailed to constituents Friday afternoon, U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Plantation, sounds pretty peeved at stands from the other end of the political spectrum. Examples: Speaking about the Democrats during the House budget debate, "I am appalled...
KickingTiresThe Texas House of Representatives has approved a bill that would raise the speed limit to 85 mph on some highways. If approved by the state???s Senate, which the chamber is considering, Texas would have the highest speed limits in......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsU.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Miramar, introduced a resolution commemorating Delray Beach on its 100th anniversary. It was cosponsored by U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, and Allen West, R-Plantation. ???I pay tribute today to the city of Delray Beach...
Tags: Allen West, Delray Beach, Alcee Hastings, Miramar, Ted Deutch
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsU.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Tequesta, will get a leadership spot as he is sworn in Wednesday for a second term in Congress. He'll be a deputy whip for the majority party -- the only second-term member tapped for one of......
Tags: Palm Beach County, Tom Rooney, Tequesta
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsTo U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, the spending cuts put forward Tuesday afternoon in Congress are meaningless public relations. To U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Tequesta, they're an important step forward. Here are their dueling statements -- in the order....
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsU.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, said it's good that the Internal Revenue Service will allow taxpayers with defective drywall in their homes will be able to deduct the cost of repairs. But it's not nearly enough, he said Friday......
Tags: Family, Internal Revenue Service, FEMA
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsRandom thoughts, observations and analysis from election night. Most recent posts will be at the top. 8:30 a.m. -- After an Election Day when many Democrats couldn't win, Alex Sink is showing that Democrats don't know how to lose. I......
The Swampby Mark Silva Our friend and erstwhile colleague, Glenn Thrush at Politico, thinks he has a lead on that list of 17 "socialists'' whom Alabama Rep. Spencer Bachus says are inhabiting the halls of Congress. But it gets worse: If......
The Swampby Mark Silva Rahm Emanuel was "a big shot'' before President Barack Obama made him chief of staff - so notes the interviewer today. Emanuel, financially set after a stint on Wall Street, congressman from Illinois and architect of the......
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