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Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call Congress, demand long-term highway bill in road tour stop (VIDEO)

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call...

Posted by James Jaillet on Apr 18, 2014

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx says a short-term solution won’t do this go-around for transportation funding, and he’s on the ...

Senators reach bipartisan agreement on plan for long-term highway bill

Senators reach bipartisan agreement on plan for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 11, 2014

Sen. Barbara Boxer said Thursday that she and three other top transportation committee senators have “reached an agreement in principle ...

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill, says U.S. has a lot to learn about public-private partnerships

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 04, 2014

What are the prospects for the federal government passing a multi-year highway bill soon? Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman and chief executive ...

New bill would nearly double the federal gas tax to better fund transportation

New bill would nearly double the federal gas tax to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2013

While one duo of Congressmen contends that the gasoline tax should reduced by 80 percent and federal transportation funding eliminated ...

Bill calls for the elimination of federal transportation funding

Bill calls for the elimination of federal...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2013

While most are trying to figure out a way to free up more federal funding for transportation, two Congressmen have ...

AEM urges conferees to reach agreement on fully funded...

Posted by Staff Report on Jun 02, 2012

After attending the Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) Fly-In May 30-31 in Washington, D.C., and meeting with members of Congress on ...

Schuster: Obama will sign transportation bill by Fall

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 15, 2012

Congress member Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chair of the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, & Hazardous Materials, predicts President Barack ...

House passes 90-day transportation extension, motion...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 25, 2012

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a 90-day extension of the surface transportation program (from June 30 to Sept. 30) ...

‘Rally for Roads’ set for March 20 on D.C.’s...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 02, 2012

The second annual “Rally for Roads” is scheduled for March 20 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., 11 days ...

‘Consolidate duplicative federal programs’:...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 29, 2011

The Highways and Transit Subcommittee began a two-day hearing on March 29 on a pending surface transportation reauthorization and is ...

AEM: Highway bill extension ‘falls short of...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 08, 2011

Congress passed a short-term extension to SAFETEA-LU, the expired surface transportation bill, on March 4, but Association of Equipment Manufacturers ...

House approves 7-month extension of SAFETEA-LU

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 03, 2011

The House of Representatives voted 421-4 on March 2 to extend until Sept. 30 federal highway and transit programs that ...

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