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Fingers crossed: Senate highway bill could be unveiled soon

Fingers crossed: Senate highway bill could be unveiled...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jan 23, 2015

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) may soon unveil a highway funding bill that would direct money to ...

Highway Trust Fund: Who’s in and who’s out in next Congress

Highway Trust Fund: Who’s in and who’s out in next...

Posted by Staff Report on Nov 19, 2014

  The Republicans delivered quite a trouncing in the recent mid-term elections, and conventional wisdom says a Republican Senate, to go ...

A giant pothole swallows up a school bus tire

A giant pothole swallows up a school bus tire

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 23, 2014

Our nation’s roads are becoming so bad that potholes are apparently starting to look more like sinkholes. At least that was ...

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing House’s $10.8 billion highway funding patch

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing...

Posted by James Jaillet on Aug 01, 2014

The Senate on Thursday passed a 10-month funding bill that will prevent the Highway Trust Fund from going broke until ...

Senate passes highway bill with reduced funding; sends vote back to House with pressure for long-term solution

Senate passes highway bill with reduced funding; sends...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 30, 2014

On Tuesday the Senate voted to pass a bill that would stave off the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund ...

House panel proposes $10.5 billion stopgap for transportation; Sens. Boxer, Carper oppose plan

House panel proposes $10.5 billion stopgap for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 09, 2014

The House Ways and Means Committee has proposed a stopgap to fund transportation projects for eight months, but Sens. Barbara ...

Obama pushes for transportation funding during Key Bridge visit

Obama pushes for transportation funding during Key...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 01, 2014

During his visit to the Key Bridge in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, President Barack Obama urged Congress to quickly pass ...

Senate panel delays vote on highway bill patch

Senate panel delays vote on highway bill patch

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 26, 2014

The Senate Finance Committee has delayed its vote on a proposed short-term patch that would provide funding for transportation infrastructure ...

Sen. Wyden offers short-term patch for transportation funding

Sen. Wyden offers short-term patch for transportation...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 25, 2014

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, has offered a transportation infrastructure funding solution, but it’s not ...

Road trip day one: From congestion to digestion

Road trip day one: From congestion to digestion

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 24, 2014

After scrambling all morning to finish up loose ends at work, get the laundry done, make sure the trash was ...

Lawmaker looks to crude oil tax, indexed diesel tax for Highway Trust Fund solution; Plan would remove gas tax

Lawmaker looks to crude oil tax, indexed diesel tax for...

Posted by Staff Report on Jun 17, 2014

As the Highway Trust Fund’s insolvency looms, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has introduced a highway funding plan that would repeal ...

HTF 101: How the Highway Trust Fund works

HTF 101: How the Highway Trust Fund works

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 12, 2014

The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) is a major talking point in the highway construction industry right now, especially because the ...

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