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    Electric-car charging stations may be coming to the U.S. Senate garage, under a bill passed yesterday on a bipartisan basis. But fear not, zealous guardians of the sacred taxpayer dollar--no public funds will be used for the installation. Yesterday, S.739 was passed by the Senate. The bill had been introduced in April 2011 earlier this month by Sen. Carl Levin [D-MI] and cosponsored by his fellow senator Debbie Stabenow [D-MI]. The text of the bill authorizes the "Architect of the Capitol to establish battery recharging stations for privately owned vehicles in parking areas under the...

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