News bites: Rough first year

Your morning transportation speed-read:

A Florida newspaper says House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica (R-Fla.) is having a rough first year on the job.

A Transportation Security Administration officer in New Jersey charged with stealing from passengers has been sentenced.

Advocates for increasing the gas tax in Maryland are arguing it's 2012 or never.

Auto dealers are opposed to new regulations on the products they sell.