highway trust fund

Government, Business

House Vote on Transportation Funding Expected June 9

Republican leaders of the U.S. House announced that final consideration of a fiscal 2016 transportation funding bill likely will occur June 9.

Transport Topics
June 4, 2015
Government, Business

Senate Sends President Two-Month Highway Funding Extension

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The Senate on May 23 easily passed a two-month extension of highway funding authority, sending the measure to the president for his signature. TT's Eugene Mulero discussed on C-SPAN.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 23, 2015
Government, Business

Sen. John Thune: 'I Hope That This Is the Last Patch’

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate committee that oversees trucking regulations said he hopes Congress advances a multiyear highway bill by the time a two-month funding extension for highway programs expires at the end of July. The measure is before the Senate this week.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 20, 2015
Government, Business

House Passes Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Patch; Senate’s Turn to Act

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House Republicans on May 19 garnered plenty of support for a two-month extension of highway funding authority, even as a pesky cadre of Democrats criticized their efforts.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 19, 2015
Government, Business

House to Vote on Two-Month Highway Fund Patch

The House is considering legislation that would extend funding authority for highway programs through July.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 19, 2015
Government, Business

Transportation Groups Take Message to the Airwaves

Two key transportation groups have launched a radio ad campaign calling on Congress to approve a permanent fix for the Highway Trust Fund.

Transport Topics
May 7, 2015
Government, Business

ARTBA’s Digital Push Gets Public Calling for Highway Bill

A digital campaign launched by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association is encouraging the public to urge congressional lawmakers to pass a multi-year surface transportation bill.

Transport Topics
April 21, 2015
Government, Business

Sec. Anthony Foxx: ‘More States Pulling Back Because of the Federal Funding Uncertainty’

WASHINGTON — Days after Senate transportation leaders said they would take up a long-term highway bill, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx reminded a group here that many states would be forced to scale back projects if Congress does not advance such a plan before a May deadline.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 17, 2015
Business

States Pull Back From Highway Projects Amid Uncertainty Over Federal Funding

States are delaying or canceling transportation projects for the second consecutive year while the construction season continues to be plagued with uncertainty over whether Congress will replenish the Highway Trust Fund.

April 13, 2015
Government, Business, Safety

House Budget Expands States’ Say on Transportation

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House Republicans’ budget blueprint unveiled March 17 would enhance states’ control over critical highway projects, and it would establish a reserve fund to develop proposals for bringing surface-transportation legislation to passage.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 17, 2015

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