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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 ...

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 a long-term highway funding solution sooner rather than later

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 09, 2014

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

What World Cup host Brazil can teach the U.S. about ignoring infrastructure needs

What World Cup host Brazil can teach the U.S. about...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 16, 2014

In the search for morality tales about the consequences of inadequate investment in infrastructure, it would be hard to top ...

Can cutting Postal Service spending save highway construction funding? House GOP moves forward with controversial plan

Can cutting Postal Service spending save highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 04, 2014

House Republican leaders are moving forward with a plan to fund the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) with savings from cutting ...

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 ...

Obama prepares to send $302 billion highway bill to Congress, but will it be enough?

Obama prepares to send $302 billion highway bill to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 24, 2014

President Barack Obama is preparing to present his proposed $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill to Congress. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx ...

DOT says Highway Trust Fund could face shortfall by late July

DOT says Highway Trust Fund could face shortfall by...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 18, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation has updated its Highway Trust Fund Ticker to show that the fund could shortfall as ...

How much life does the Highway Trust Fund have left?

Posted by John Latta on Aug 31, 2012

We know the simplicity of it. The Highway Trust Fund is steadily running out of money. Congress, so set on ...

The Other Side of the Glass Door

Posted by John Latta on Jul 02, 2012

I had a dog once that loved to sunbath indoors, resting beside a sliding glass patio door. Outside would come ...

Let’s say reauthorization was a simple thing

Let’s say reauthorization was a simple thing

Posted by John Latta on Jun 10, 2012

It could be a really interesting week in the surface transportation reauthorization debate in the Congressional conference committee. If you step ...

FY13 funding for DOT released. Ouch!

FY13 funding for DOT released. Ouch!

Posted by John Latta on Jun 06, 2012

The House Appropriations Committee has released the fiscal year 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill. Apparently the old ...

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