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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

Trucks 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

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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
Government, Business

Congress Looks to Avoid Government Shutdown, Again

Rep. Nita Lowey "Our continuing resolution will keep government open and provide families, businesses and communities with much-needed budget certainty," House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey says (Bloomberg Politics via YouTube)

Members of Congress again are staring into the possibility of a shutdown as federal funding is set to expire Sept. 30. Recognizing this deadline, the House on Sept. 19 advanced a continuing resolution designed to keep agencies open through Nov. 21. Here's your Capitol Agenda look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 23, 2019
Government

Senate Leader McConnell Implores Swift Action on Federal Funding Process

Mitch McConnell Mitch McConnell by Timothy D. Easley/Associated Press

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged the chamber’s funding leaders to proceed quickly with measures that would guarantee funding for federal agencies through the next fiscal year that starts Oct. 1.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 12, 2019

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