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Impact & Regulations

House Readies Consideration of FY23 Transportation Bill

July 7, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Legislation that would ensure funding for operations at the U.S. Department of Transportation in fiscal 2023 has been cleared for a vote on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill’s likely floor consideration this month follows its […]


Impact & Regulations

House Funding Committee Approves FY23 Transportation Bill

July 1, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

A House panel approved legislation that would ensure the continuity of operations at the U.S. Department of Transportation through fiscal 2023. The approval by the Democratic-led Appropriations Committee on June 30 advanced the fiscal 2023 transportation funding bill to the […]


Impact & Regulations

A flood of surface transportation amendments

June 16, 2020

Via: Politico

Highway, transit and rail watchers, strap in for a long Wednesday. The House Transportation Committee is marking up its surface transportation bill and will consider hundreds of amendments that have been introduced so far this week. As of our deadline, […]


Impact & Regulations

The House’s green surface bill runs into politics

June 4, 2020

Via: Politico

House Democrats’ climate-focused surface transportation reauthorization got skewered on Wednesday by Republicans and some industry groups, including those representing the rail industry and state transportation departments. GOP lawmakers accused House Transportation Chair Peter DeFazio of shutting out Republicans and unveiling […]


Impact & Regulations

Democrats unveil nearly $500B transportation bill

June 3, 2020

Via: Politico

House Democrats are set to unveil a $494 billion surface transportation bill, with a hefty focus on climate mitigation. Our Tanya Snyder got the details ahead of a rollout planned for this week. In some ways, the bill would maintain […]


Impact & Regulations

GOP and gas tax? Brady bursts the bubble

February 28, 2020

Via: Politico

Kevin Brady, the top Republican on Ways and Means, threw cold water on the idea of sudden support among his party for an increase or index of the gas tax, saying there’s been no change. “There really has never been […]


Impact & Regulations

Congress could make EV drivers pay

February 6, 2020

Via: Politico

It’s starting to look like there’s agreement on at least one small source of infrastructure funding, though it wouldn’t come near filling the entire hole in the Highway Trust Fund. Sens. John Barrasso and Tom Carper, the chairman and ranking […]


Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Trump bows to the inevitable on infrastructure

February 5, 2020

Via: Politico

Two years ago, Trump stood in the House chamber and called on Congress to produce a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill. On Tuesday night, during this year’s State of the Union and two years wiser about the ways of Washington, it […]