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House passes transportation funding patch

House passes transportation funding patch

Posted by Chris Hill on May 20, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved HR 2353, the Highway Transportation Funding Act of 2015 in a 387-35 vote. The ...

Senate to begin work on long-term highway bill, but not until current funding has expired

Senate to begin work on long-term highway bill, but not...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 14, 2015

The Senate will hold a hearing on a new long-term transportation bill, but it’s not going to be on the ...

Foxx: USDOT will need its own LeBron James to secure a fix for highway funding

Foxx: USDOT will need its own LeBron James to secure a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 13, 2015

America may have cast aside monarchy long ago, but maybe only a king would be able to take on transportation ...

Report finds voting for, or against, gas tax increases has little impact on state legislator re-election

Report finds voting for, or against, gas tax increases...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 13, 2015

An analysis by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) shows members of neither the Republican or Democratic parties ...

GOP’s Fischer: Short-term highway funding fix is ‘very likely’

GOP’s Fischer: Short-term highway funding fix is...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 06, 2015

The deadline for Congress to act on transportation funding is looming closer each day, but a Republican senator eased some ...

Bipartisan Senate bill would offer a tax credit for transportation projects

Bipartisan Senate bill would offer a tax credit for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 05, 2015

A Republican and a Democratic crossed party lines to propose a bill Monday that would provide a tax credit for ...

Missouri officials call for a raise in the state gas tax

Missouri officials call for a raise in the state gas...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 05, 2015

The Missouri Senate passed a bill Thursday to raise the state’s gas tax 1.5 cents a gallon in order to ...

Poll shows most voters would support gas tax hike for roadwork

Poll shows most voters would support gas tax hike for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 01, 2015

Well more than two-thirds of voters would be willing to more at the pump if it meant the money was going ...

Today is Stand Up 4 Transportation Day; campaign urges passage of long-term highway bill

Today is Stand Up 4 Transportation Day; campaign urges...

Posted by Chris Hill on Apr 09, 2015

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is promoting April 9 as Stand Up for Transportation Day, an effort to “focus ...

Senate fails to override veto on Keystone XL pipeline construction

Senate fails to override veto on Keystone XL pipeline...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 06, 2015

President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline remains intact after the Senate could not muster enough votes March 4 ...

Texas Senate will vote on using portion of vehicle taxes for highway funding

Texas Senate will vote on using portion of vehicle...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The Texas Senate Transportation Committee approved a bill that would dedicate a portion of motor vehicle taxes to road and bridge ...

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for highway, bridge projects

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The latest report from the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) shows that 18 states and the District of Columbia use variable-rate gas ...

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