Pete Buttigieg Defends DOT Budget Request
Capitol Agenda: A hearing in the Senate this week to examine the White House’s fiscal 2024 budget request will feature Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.March 20, 2023
Extension Allows Fiscal 2023 Funding Negotiations to Continue on Capitol Hill
The Senate on Dec. 15 approved legislation to fund the government through Dec. 23 to avert a federal shutdown. The House approved this short-term bill Dec. 14, mostly along party lines. Federal funding authority was to have expired Dec. 16.December 15, 2022
Speaker Pelosi Pushes Fiscal 2023 Funding Bill in Lame Duck Session
Before wrapping up her tenure as leader of the House Democratic caucus, Speaker Nancy Pelosi has urged colleagues to advance a multibill package to keep the government running for most of next year. Here's your Capitol Agenda look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.December 5, 2022
Sen. Chuck Schumer Urges Colleagues to Approve Fiscal 2023 Funding Bill
During the busy post-election lame duck session of Congress, the top Democrat in the U.S. Senate called on colleagues to approve fiscal 2023 funding legislation.December 1, 2022
House, Senate Pass Short-Term Funding Bill
Congress on Sept. 30 sent the White House a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown, where President Biden signed it to extend funding authority through mid-December.September 30, 2022
$1.5 Trillion Funding Bill Backs Freight Programs
A $1.5 trillion fiscal 2022 bill that ensures funding for the federal government, including the U.S. Department of Transportation, has been signed by President Joe Biden.March 15, 2022
House Nears Vote on Stopgap Bill to Avert Shutdown
The House released a short-term government funding bill and plans to vote on it Feb. 8 to stave off a federal shutdown after Feb. 18.
House Passes Debt Limit Suspension, Sets Up Standoff in Senate
The Democratic-controlled House passed a bill that would suspend the U.S. debt ceiling into December 2022 and provide the government funding to operate past Sept. 30. Republicans have vowed to block it when it reaches the Senate over the debt limit provision.
Trump Signs Virus Relief, Government Spending Package
President Donald Trump signed a bill containing $900 billion in pandemic relief, backing down from last-minute demands that undercut his own negotiating team, risked a government shutdown and delayed widely supported economic aid as coronavirus cases continue to rise.
Hill Consideration of Meal, Rest Break Proposal Continues
Congressional leaders have until March 23 to finalize a fiscal 2018 funding bill, as part of a deal Senate leaders recently struck that also would provide $90 billion for hurricane disaster relief and $20 billion for infrastructure projects.February 8, 2018