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Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Mar 02, 2011

It’s the jobs, stupid By Kirk Landers One of those teaser heads on an Internet news site in January relayed the wisdom ...

House passes second spending bill for fiscal 2011

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 02, 2010

The House of Representatives passed the second fiscal 2011spending bill on July 29, mostly along party lines, according to a ...

House votes to add $521 million to Federal Highway...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 10, 2010

The House of Representatives approved legislation on May 28 that would provide $521 million in additional highway funding, increasing allocations ...

$48.8 billion in highway funds available for states...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 21, 2010

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced that $48.8 billion in highway funds is now available to state departments of ...

Fuzzy funding may mean bad news for highway projects...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 20, 2009

Although an 18-month extension for SAFETEA-LU is in the works as a temporary measure after the legislation expires Sept. 30, we ...

Another Band-Aid: House passes $7 billion to shore up...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 30, 2009

Well, it's not the ideal solution, but this Band-Aid will at least keep the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) solvent. Just days ...

It’s high time we came up with a highway funding...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 01, 2009

It's no surprise that the Highway Trust Fund, or HTF,  is almost insolvent again. We've known the time is coming.   Last ...

LaHood: Letting states opt out of highway program...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 12, 2009

Regardless mof whether the funding formula used to distribute federal highway money to states is unfair, I'm still not convinced ...

There are bigger concerns than one piece of legislation

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 29, 2009

In a recent phone call with Jeff Solsby, director of communications for the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), ...

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