From the Works Progress Administration of the Great Depression to the Accelerated Public Works Act of 1962 and the Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act of 1976, investment in public infrastructure has created and sustained jobs in difficult economic timesGov't projects eyed to boost economy Nov 09, 2008
I propose to put in place a regulatory framework of at least a minimal stature to protect people before they are deadAnalysis: Congress restricts private space Dec 10, 2004
It basically allows an individual regardless of their (immigration) status to open up a banking accountHomeland security: Parts 6 through 10 Feb 11, 2002
This kind of technology really is a screening tool that goes along with many other security tools to identify individuals at risk of committing acts of terrorismHomeland security: Parts 6 through 10 Feb 11, 2002
The president's plan, to use a football image ... is in the red zone, but they haven't crossed the goal lineDems want feds for airport screening Sep 27, 2001
James Louis "Jim" Oberstar (born September 10, 1934) is an American politician. A member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, he has been a member of the United States House of Representatives since 1975, representing Minnesota's 8th congressional district. The district is located in the northeastern part of the state, including the cities of Brainerd, Duluth, Grand Rapids, International Falls, and Hibbing.
In 2007, Oberstar became chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
He was born in Chisholm, Minnesota, and still owns his original family home in Chisholm. He received his B.A. at the College of St. Thomas (now the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul). He also received a Master's degree in European Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium, with further study at Université Laval in Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada and Georgetown University. He spent four years as a civilian language teacher in the United States Marine Corps, teaching English to Haitian military personnel and French to American Marine officers and noncommissioned officers.