Former US House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee chairman Jim Oberstar has died. Oberstar, 79, served in the House representing Minnesota for 36 years starting in 1975. Throughout his tenure in Congress, he was a prominent voice on aviation issues, and especially so after ascending to the T&I Committee chairmanship in 2007, a position he held for four years. He notably expressed skepticism about the recent wave of mergers that reshaped the US ...

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