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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 passes $10.8 billion quick fix as highway construction funding nears insolvency

House passes $10.8 billion quick fix as highway...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 16, 2014

The House on Tuesday passed a nearly $11 billion quick fix that would stave off the looming insolvency of the ...

Death rates may speed up highway funding

Death rates may speed up highway funding

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 11, 2014

If Congress thinks it can take its time creating a new highway funding plan, it may be forced to think ...

House panel’s proposed $10.5 billion stopgap for highway funding meets disapproval of Senators, AEM

House panel’s proposed $10.5 billion stopgap for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 10, 2014

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

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to find highway funding solution

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 08, 2014

The White House, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and several industry associations are urging Congress to find a highway funding solution ...

LaHood pushes for 10-cent gas tax hike during St. Louis visit

LaHood pushes for 10-cent gas tax hike during St. Louis...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 02, 2014

During a trip to St. Louis, Mo., on Tuesday, former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood pushed for a 10-cent-per-gallon gas tax ...

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 ...

Fitch: Gas tax hike should be paired with other revenue sources to fund transportation

Fitch: Gas tax hike should be paired with other revenue...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 24, 2014

Fitch Ratings released a statement on Tuesday noting that a gas tax increase needs to be paired with another revenue ...

VIDEO: What lawmakers are saying about highway funding

VIDEO: What lawmakers are saying about highway funding

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 23, 2014

On Friday, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx reminded state departments of transportation that the Highway Trust Fund’s “situation remains dire.” He noted ...

ARTBA launches campaign revealing ‘shocking truth’ about transportation infrastructure investment

ARTBA launches campaign revealing ‘shocking...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 17, 2014

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) on Tuesday launched a new website and social media campaign that aims ...

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 ...

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