Press release: Bingaman talks transportation bill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked about the bill currently before the Senate that funds the country’s highway, transit, and safety programs. Bingaman’s remarks can be retrieved by going to his website or clicking on the following link:

http://bingaman.senate.gov/mediaasset/bingaman021312m.mp3

00:00 – Bingaman talks about a bill currently before the Senate that funds the country’s highway, transit, and safety programs.

01:58 – Bingaman comments on reports that the President’s FY 2013 budget, which will be unveiled today, will contain new recommendations for a project at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

03:47 – Bingaman talks about his efforts to extend the life of the Secure Rural Schools program and his proposal to also fully-fund the payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program for an additional five years.

07:32 – Bingaman talks about how the surface transportation authorization bill before the Senate will affect New Mexico.

09:19 – Bingaman talks about Carlsbad hosting the National Nuclear Fuel Cycle Summit in April.