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Most recent highway funding patch “the last,” vows Shuster as bicameral conference gets underway

Most recent highway funding patch “the...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 19, 2015

Lawmakers proclaimed that the latest and 36th-straight short-term highway patch would be the last as the bicameral conference committee met ...

Yet another patch passed by House would extend highway funding through Dec. 4 as Congress works out long-term bill

Yet another patch passed by House would extend highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 18, 2015

Despite talk that Congress wanted to have a long-term transportation bill on President Barack Obama's desk by next week, a ...

Senate votes to meet with House to finalize highway bill

Senate votes to meet with House to finalize highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 11, 2015

The United States Senate is officially set to meet with members of the House of Representatives in order to finalize ...

House passes $325 billion, 6-year transportation bill

House passes $325 billion, 6-year transportation bill

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 06, 2015

America's infrastructure is much closer to having long-term funding following the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passing a new highway bill ...

Vermont transportation agency head Minter resigns to run for governor

Vermont transportation agency head Minter resigns to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Sep 14, 2015

Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) Secretary Sue Minter has resigned her post to make a bid for governor of the ...

Not even Caterpillar can escape Donald Trump’s disses

Not even Caterpillar can escape Donald Trump’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 19, 2015

In perhaps a prime example of just how far Donald Trump will reach to underscore his "Make America Great Again" ...

POLL: Which Presidential candidate would best run a construction company?

POLL: Which Presidential candidate would best run a...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 07, 2015

Gridlock prevails in our federal government. The highway bill has been stuck in limbo for five years. There are shutdowns, ...

Caterpillar’s call for engagement with Cuba more than just a sly business move

Caterpillar’s call for engagement with Cuba more...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 24, 2015

Early this week Caterpillar sent out a press release calling for an end to the trade embargo against Cuba. This ...

Bipartisan Senate group introduces 6-year, $257 billion highway bill

Bipartisan Senate group introduces 6-year, $257 billion...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 24, 2015

Another Highway Trust Fund deadline is fast approaching, and the looming loss of funds has some U.S. Senators reaching across ...

Senate Finance Committee hears opposing views on gas tax, emphasis on long-term transportation funding

Senate Finance Committee hears opposing views on gas...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 22, 2015

Members of the Senate Finance Committee were presented with testimony stressing the need for long-term funding for transportation projects, but ...

House hearing highlights gridlock over gas tax increase despite universal desire for long-term transportation funding

House hearing highlights gridlock over gas tax increase...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 18, 2015

Members of the House Ways and Means committee agreed in their Wednesday hearing on long-term Highway Trust Fund (HTF) financing hearing ...

Senate Dems threaten to block all short-term highway plans

Senate Dems threaten to block all short-term highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 17, 2015

Democrats in the U.S. Senate dropped an ultimatum on Republicans Tuesday, threatening to block any short-term extension of highway funding ...

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