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Missouri governor calls for an increase in state’s gas tax

Missouri governor calls for an increase in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 21, 2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is hoping legislators in his state support a gas tax hike to help pay for needed ...

AED: Highway bill to stimulate more than $13 billion in heavy equipment sales

AED: Highway bill to stimulate more than $13 billion in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 11, 2015

The newly passed FAST Act that pumps $305 billion into transportation over the next five years isn't just good for ...

States praise Congress for passing long-term highway bill

States praise Congress for passing long-term highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 10, 2015

When Congress passed the first national long-term highway bill in a decade last week, it was a huge relief to ...

Highway Trust Fund spending would reach $280 billion in 2016-2020 via FAST Act

Highway Trust Fund spending would reach $280 billion in...

Posted by Chris Hill on Dec 07, 2015

Just days before the FAST Act became law, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) offered its review of the new five-year, ...

Obama signs 5-year highway bill into law

Obama signs 5-year highway bill into law

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 04, 2015

For the first time in a decade the United States has long-term transportation funding as both the House of Representatives and ...

White House says Obama will sign highway bill; House set to vote today

White House says Obama will sign highway bill; House...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 03, 2015

President Barack Obama will sign Congress' new $305 billion transportation bill into law should it pass both the House of ...

House and Senate unveil 5-year, $305 billion highway bill

House and Senate unveil 5-year, $305 billion highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 02, 2015

Members of the United States House of Representatives and the Senate were able to reach an agreement on a unified ...

Hillary Clinton rolls out $275 billion infrastructure plan at launch of construction coalition

Hillary Clinton rolls out $275 billion infrastructure...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 01, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton rolled out a massive $275 billion infrastructure at the launch of her campaign's new "Hard ...

Obama signs 2-week transportation patch

Obama signs 2-week transportation patch

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 23, 2015

President Barack Obama signed into law on Friday the 36th short-term highway bill patch as Congress works out a unified long-term bill. The new ...

Democratic senators call for shorter highway bill in order to maximize funding

Democratic senators call for shorter highway bill in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 20, 2015

A group of 26 Democratic senators have sent a letter to the bicameral conference committee currently working on a highway ...

Most recent highway funding patch “the last,” vows Shuster as bicameral conference gets underway

Most recent highway funding patch “the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 19, 2015

Lawmakers proclaimed that the latest and 36th-straight short-term highway patch would be the last as the bicameral conference committee met ...

Yet another patch passed by House would extend highway funding through Dec. 4 as Congress works out long-term bill

Yet another patch passed by House would extend highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 18, 2015

Despite talk that Congress wanted to have a long-term transportation bill on President Barack Obama's desk by next week, a ...

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