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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 ...

Foxx pushes for infrastructure investment during Tampa Interstate Study visit

Foxx pushes for infrastructure investment during Tampa...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 21, 2014

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx toured the Tampa Interstate Study (TIS) this week, taking the opportunity to push for infrastructure investment, ...

President Obama, VP Biden treat 4 construction workers to burgers and fries

President Obama, VP Biden treat 4 construction workers...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 21, 2014

The President and Vice President took their lunch outside the White House on Friday and treated four construction workers to ...

Senate committee approves 6-year highway bill but funding questions remain

Senate committee approves 6-year highway bill but...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 19, 2014

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved a six-year surface transportation reauthorization bill Thursday morning. Top committee members Sens. Barbara Boxer ...

How to earn $500 to attend the TCC Fly-In

How to earn $500 to attend the TCC Fly-In

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on May 14, 2014

The current surface transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) expires on September 30, and the ...

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