A bill introduced in Michigan would require pints of beer to be actual pints of beer — that is a full 16 ounces. Lawmakers there have been crying in their beers saying that many bars sell beer by the pint, even though the glasses hold only 12 to 14 ounces.
A short-term fix for the nearly empty Highway Trust Fund is a step closer to President Obama's desk. Congress has been talking about the long-term problems with the construction account, but the two chambers have not agreed on a long-term solution.
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