Transportation http://wshu.org en MTA tax upheld. For now. http://wshu.org/post/mta-tax-upheld-now <p></p><p>The tax, much reviled on Long Island, has been subsidizing the regional transit network by taking 34 cents for every $100 dollars businesses and governments pay in salaries. &nbsp;On Thursday New York&#39;s top court dismissed a lawsuit that claimed the tax was unconstitutional, but the story isn&#39;t over yet. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:23:40 +0000 Charles Lane 6555 at http://wshu.org MTA tax upheld. For now. Murphy calls for "buying American" in federal transportation spending http://wshu.org/post/murphy-calls-buying-american-federal-transportation-spending <p>U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut introduced an amendment Thursday in an effort to stop the federal Department of Transportation from buying goods and services overseas.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 22:32:29 +0000 Craig LeMoult 2515 at http://wshu.org Murphy calls for "buying American" in federal transportation spending