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    Rep. Bud Schuster
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    Allegations that House Transportation Committee Chairman Bud Shuster (R-Pa.) did favors for businessmen in connection with a huge highway construction project in Boston are the subject of a federal investigation. The House ethics committee is also examining Shuster's ties to a transportation lobbyist.

    Lobbyist Prospers as Charges Loom
    April 10, 1999
    Since her indictment by a federal grand jury in Boston, lobbyist Ann Eppard has raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars in lobbying fees.

    House Panel To Resume Ethics Probe
    December 5, 1998
    The House ethics committee, which suspended part of its probe of Rep. Bud Shuster in deference to the Justice Department, will resume its investigation of the Transportation Committee chairman.

    Shuster Not Targeted in Probe, Lawyer Says
    June 10, 1998
    Justice Department officials have told the chairman of the House Transportation Committee that he is not the target of a criminal investigation, his lawyer said.

    Eppard Left Tracks in Highway Bill
    April 11, 1998
    The $217 billion legislation that sailed through the House also bore the imprint of Shuster's top fund-raiser, transportation lobbyist Ann Eppard.

    Ex-Aide to Rep. Shuster Indicted
    April 10, 1998
    Eppard was indicted by a federal grand jury in Boston for allegedly taking $230,000 in illegal payments.

    Easy Street: The Bud Shuster Interchange
    April 5, 1998
    Shuster and Eppard have so intertwined their official, professional, political and personal lives that it is often hard to discern one kind of activity from another.

    Lobbyist Tied to Shuster Is Indicted
    March 7, 1998
    The indictment of a Washington lobbyist on conspiracy and tax fraud charges may be a sign that the long-running investigation of Shuster and his chief fund-raiser is heating up.

    House Begins Investigating Rep. Shuster
    November 15, 1997
    The House ethics committee began an investigation into the relationship between Shuster and a Washington-based transportation lobbyist who once was his top aide.

    A Mover on the Hill: Shuster Follows His Own Road Map
    September 16, 1997
    Shuster is one of the most audacious members of Congress -- and one man on Capitol Hill whom no one wants to cross.

    Shuster Calls Probe 'Baloney'
    September 11, 1997
    Shuster dismissed as "absolutely untrue" allegations he did favors for Boston businessmen in return for campaign contributions and other considerations.

    Federal Probe Targets Rep. Shuster
    September 10, 1997
    Officials said Shuster is the target of a federal investigation to determine whether Boston businessmen attempted to buy his influence over a huge federal highway construction project.

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