Press release: Bingaman talks highway, transit funding bill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked about the highway and transit reauthorization bill the Senate passed last week and about how it will benefit New Mexico. Bingaman’s remarks can be retrieved by going to his website or clicking on the following link:

00:00 – Bingaman talks about the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act or MAP-21 bill, which reauthorizes and funds the Department of Transportation’s transportation programs for two years.

03:15 – Bingaman comments on the House of Representative’s small business jobs bill that is before the Senate this week.

05:37 – Bingaman comments on the President’s visit to New Mexico this week.

07:04 – Bingaman talks about the U.S. Department of State’s commitment to funding the International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell.