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Senate bill would give natural gas trucks a weight exemption

Senate bill would give natural gas trucks a weight...

Posted by James Jaillet on Aug 15, 2014

The Senate this week introduced its version of a bill to cut natural gas-powered trucks a break, as it would give them ...

Senate passes highway bill, vote sent back to house

Senate passes highway bill, vote sent back to house

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 30, 2014

The Senate has voted to pass a bill that would keep money flowing into the Highway Trust Fund for at ...

House approves $11 billion trust fund patch

House approves $11 billion trust fund patch

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 15, 2014

The House has passed a $11 billion plan to pay the federal government’s share of road and bridge repairs for ...

10 States in dire need of Highway Trust Fund

10 States in dire need of Highway Trust Fund

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 11, 2014

The end of the federal Highway Trust Fund appeared imminent until recently and transportation officials from throughout the United States ...

Senate committee approves bill to bypass Obama, clear the way for Keystone XL pipeline construction

Senate committee approves bill to bypass Obama, clear...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

A bill that would temporarily bypass President Barack Obama and approve construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline passed a ...

Obama signs water projects reauthorization bill into law

Obama signs water projects reauthorization bill into...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 11, 2014

President Barack Obama signed the $12.3 billion Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) into law on Tuesday, marking the ...

House Democrats introduce $5.5 billion bill for bridge repairs

House Democrats introduce $5.5 billion bill for bridge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 20, 2013

With the Interstate 5 bridge in Washington state still generating headlines nearly a month after its partial collapse, Democrats in ...

Immigration bill gains Senate committee’s approval, retains limit on construction visas but increases H-1B visas for highly skilled workers

Immigration bill gains Senate committee’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 23, 2013

With a 13-5 vote Tuesday night, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved an immigration bill that would give 11.5 million immigrants ...

Senate approves water infrastructure bill

Senate approves water infrastructure bill

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 16, 2013

In an 83-14 vote, the Senate passed a bill Wednesday that will authorize several water infrastructure projects throughout the nation, ...

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for longer-lasting roads?

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2013

Over at our sister site Better Roads, columnist Kirk Landers has put together a pretty interesting, and brutally honest, estimation ...

And the Idaho road you drove in on

And the Idaho road you drove in on

Posted by John Latta on Apr 03, 2013

Idaho will now let extra-heavy trucks roam the state’s non-freeway routes. State Governor Otter has signed legislation approving the monster trucks, ...

New, all-inclusive [includes aerotropolises] freight policy bill introduced

New, all-inclusive [includes aerotropolises] freight...

Posted by John Latta on Mar 06, 2013

New Jersey Democratic congressman Albio Sires has introduced new legislation in Washington which he says is designed to "strengthen our national ...

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