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MILEAGE. A compensation allowed by law to officers, for their trouble and expenses in travelling on public business.
     2. The mileage allowed to members of congress, is eight dollars for every twenty miles of estimated distance, by the most usual roads, from his place of residence to the seat of congress, at the commencement and end of every session. Act of Jan. 22, 1818; 3 Story, Laws U. S. 1657.
     3. In computing mileage the distance by the road usually travelled is that which must be allowed, whether in fact the officer travels a more or less distant way to suit his own convenience. 5 Shepl. R. 431.

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Such elements are trying to get political milage by depriving poor workers of their livelihood, they said.
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The month-long testing period in Salem will be followed by a yearlong test with 280 Portland participants using the technology to actually pay this new "vehicle milage tax" in place of the state gas tax when they fill up at participating gas stations.
United Airlines in association with Bank One has launched a new double miles scheme for its United Milage Plus members.
The number of priority routes remains unchanged but due to 'route optimisation' the total milage will be cut.