is the number of jobs in New York State that are at risk if Congress does not renew the bill to finance surface transportation by September 30.

The bill, called SAFETEA-LU, originally expired in 2009, but there have been multiple extensions since then.

The House and Senate want two different versions of the bill.

We could be looking at a similar stalemate that led recently to the FAA shutdown with multimillion dollar losses.

Find out more at this New York Times story.



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