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House Funding Leaders Back $1.9 Billion USDOT Budget Increase

Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro by House Appropriations Committee/YouTube

A new bill from U.S. House lawmakers meant to fund the Department of Transportation through fiscal 2022 would back an operational budget increase for federal trucking safety programs and ensure the distribution of infrastructure grants around the country.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
July 12, 2021
Government

Rep. Rosa DeLauro to Lead Funding Committee in 117th Congress

Rosa DeLauro Rep. Rosa DeLauro during a coronavirus hearing in June. (Al Drago/Bloomberg)

The powerful Appropriations Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives will be led during the next session of Congress by Connecticut Democrat Rosa DeLauro, her caucus announced this month.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
December 7, 2020
Government

House Passes Fiscal 2021 Transportation Funding Bill

Rep. David Price (D-N.C.) Rep. David Price (D-N.C.), chairman of the Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee. The bill would provide $881 million to FMCSA. (C-SPAN

A package of fiscal 2021 appropriations bills that included the Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies measure recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 7, 2020
Government, Business, Safety

Transportation Funding Bill Would Increase FMCSA Budget

Truck and other vehicles on a busy highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

FMCSA would receive $881 million for operations during the next fiscal year under legislation a House panel approved July 8.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
July 8, 2020
Government

House to Take Up Fiscal 2021 Transportation Funding Bill in July

Nita Lowey House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) by Andrew Harnik/Associated Press

Legislation that would fund operations at the U.S. Department of Transportation for the next fiscal year will be considered by a House panel in July.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 25, 2020
Government, Safety

Emergency Relief Legislation Shifts Focus From Funding Bills

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and fellow Democrats have yet to announce a schedule for considering the funding measures for the federal agencies. (C-SPAN)

Debates on COVID-19-related economic measures, which dominate the agenda on Capitol Hill, are overshadowing must-pass legislation that would keep the government funded through fiscal 2021.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
May 14, 2020
Government

US House Could Vote Week of Nov. 18 on Temporary Funding Bill Amid Looming Shutdown

Nancy Pelosi Pelosi indicated the chamber would vote on legislation to temporarily fund the government. “We do not want a shutdown of government, so we have to make some decisions as we go forward,” she said. (J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press)

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated the chamber would vote as early as the week of Nov. 18 on legislation to temporarily fund the government.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
November 14, 2019
Government

Senate Advances Fiscal 2020 Transportation Funding Measure

Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Getty Images

The Senate on Oct. 31 voted 84-9 to advance legislation that would fund federal transportation programs through fiscal 2020.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 31, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Funding Bills to Dominate Congress’ Fall Legislative Agenda

Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) by J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press

When congressional funding leaders return to Washington on Oct. 15, they plan to cut through a tense political atmosphere and resume negotiations on their fiscal 2020 appropriations measures.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 10, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Congress Clears Temporary Federal Funding Bill for Trump

U.S. Capitol Getty Images

In an 82-15 vote, the Senate cleared legislation for President Donald Trump’s signature to avert a shutdown of federal agencies.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 26, 2019

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