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The Oregon District is a historic neighborhood that Carper described as "a safe part of downtown," home to entertainment options, including bars, restaurants, and theaters.
He and other opponents of the move said the Trump administration was playing with numbers, ignoring what Carper said were clear health, environmental and economic benefits to come up with a bottom line that suited the administration's deregulatory aims.
"Rather than lurching from crisis to crisis, increasing debt, and borrowing more money from foreign governments to pay for our transportation system, I say it's time to do what's right," said Carper. "At a time when gas prices are some of the lowest we've seen in recent memory, we should be willing to make the hard choice to raise the federal gas tax.
Corker and Carper have offered separate proposals to raise the fuel taxes.
"These figures certainly make it clear that the only way to alleviate the Postal Service's financial challenges is by passing comprehensive postal reform legislation," said Carper, who is co-sponsor of the measure with Senator Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma Republican.
The spokeswoman, Emily Spain, said that Carper expects the order will be issued before the end of February, based on signals he has received from the White House.
According to Presidency Spokesman, he said during a meeting with US delegation led by Senator Thomas Carper, Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, which called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on Friday.
Senate Democrats including Tom Carper of Delaware and Bob Menendez of New Jersey had voiced opposition to the amendment.
Carper and Hunt have consistently produced scholarship treating religious traditions in American education.
Hal Carper, s.v.p./corporate research and development, will assume most of Smith's previous duties.
In their new book The Dissenting Tradition in American Education, James Carper (University of South Carolina) and Thomas Hunt (University of Dayton) provide a sympathetic sampling of the post-Mann dissenting tradition.