WASHINGTON — Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants to write a second chapter for the popular Build America Bond program, by reviving the federally subsidized taxable bonds to specifically fund transportation projects.

Speaking during a Senate Budget Committee hearing on the fiscal 2012 transportation budget, Wyden said he is working with Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and talking to a number of other senators to try to “build a bipartisan coalition” of senators to support BABs for transportation.

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