highway trust fund

Government, Business

Senate Proceeds With Amendments to Highway Bill, Schedules Sunday Session

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The Senate on July 24 voted 51-26 to allow debate on amendments to a six-year highway bill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 22, 2015
Government, Business

Senate Blocks Highway Bill; Dems Want More Time for Review

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The Senate voted not to proceed with a six-year highway policy measure July 21 that transportation leaders and the chamber’s Republican leadership crafted after several intense days of negotiations.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 21, 2015
Government, Business

ATA, Transportation Groups Urge Senate Action on 6-Year Bill

A consortium of transportation groups, including American Trucking Associations and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is urging senators to advance a six-year surface transportation policy measure that a committee reported to the chamber’s floor last month.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 21, 2015
Government, Business

Mitch McConnell Says Bipartisan Highway Bill Could Be Announced July 21

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) indicated July 20 he hopes to announce the details of a bipartisan highway funding authority plan July 21.

Transport Topics
July 20, 2015
Government, Business

House Passes 5-Month Highway Funding Patch

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The House on July 15 passed a five-month extension of federal highway funding authority, giving the Senate about two weeks to act on the measure before such authority expires.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 15, 2015
Government, Business

ARTBA: Short-Term Trust Fund Extension Would Only Delay Long-Term Solution

A cloud of uncertainty looms over plans by the Environment and Public Works Committee to pass a six-year highway bill, especially after House Republican leaders Paul Ryan and Bill Shuster introduced legislation July 13 to extend the authorization of transportation funding until mid-December.

Josh Janney | Special to Transport Topics
July 15, 2015
Government, Business

White House Supports House Short-Term Highway Bill

The Obama administration indicated it supports passage of legislation that would authorize funding for highway programs through mid-December, a bill the House is considering July 15.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 15, 2015
Government, Business

House Republicans Propose Short-Term Fix for Highway Fund; Vote Likely July 15

Ryan, Shuster by Bloomberg News

House Republican leaders on July 13 introduced legislation that would authorize $8 billion in funding for highways through mid-December.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 14, 2015
Government, Business

Watch Live: ATA’s Graves Testifying at Ways and Means’ Trust Fund Hearing

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Bill Graves, president of American Trucking Associations, is testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee for a hearing on the Highway Trust Fund.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 15, 2015
Government, Business

House Tax Policy Panel to Hold Highway Funding Hearing June 17

Tax policy writers in the House will explore ways to ensure there is long-term financing for the Highway Trust Fund during a hearing June 17, according to an announcement from the tax policy committee’s chairman.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 10, 2015

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