House approves transportation, housing measure as action on spending bills heats up

  • by: ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 10, 2014 - 7:00 PM

WASHINGTON — The GOP-controlled House on Tuesday passed a huge bill providing money for transportation and housing programs despite protests from Democrats that the $105 billion measure shortchanges transit projects, Amtrak and rent subsidies for the poor.

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