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-- just about eleven hours and -- to the deadline for a deal on the transportation bill yet there is still no sign.
I'm in agreement still no decision on that keystone oil pipeline and still no price tag.
On the legislation Molly Henneberg is live in Washington -- Molly what is sticking points.
I haven't really mentioned a couple of them whether or not the Keystone Pipeline will even be included in this bill.
And the price tag also Republicans are pushing for fewer environmental requirements on certain construction projects.
The chair of the house transportation committee Republican congressman John Mica -- just told fox the quote.
Everything is still in play at this hour on transportation and -- the overall bill is just a struggle.
Earlier this hour the house speaker had this to say about the bill.
It is clear that there are significant reforms in this bill.
Which will reduce the number of programs funded out of -- highway bill.
Streamline the regulatory process.
And and allow us to focus our highway dollars on fixing America's highways.
Not planting more flowers around the country.
As of this morning though congressional leaders did not have updated figures from the congressional budget office on -- cost for the bill.
-- -- of the time frame that we're looking at on this bill.
They're aiming to get it done you know I'll put together before midnight tonight in order to vote on it by Friday before the holiday weekend begins.
The top Democrat on the committee says it's key for the overall national economy to get this bill done this week.
It's important that we send that message is certainly to our state departments of transportation.
Car construction workers.
To those who I would let contracts here before the summer months are over with it's important for the recovery of our economy.
To have the transportation bill completed this week.
It's possible they could vote on it on Saturday but members have not been told to change their weekend plans.
Yes and Heather did you.
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