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Fingers crossed: Senate highway bill could be unveiled soon

Fingers crossed: Senate highway bill could be unveiled...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jan 23, 2015

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) may soon unveil a highway funding bill that would direct money to ...

Michigan Senate votes to raise gas tax

Michigan Senate votes to raise gas tax

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 25, 2014

The Michigan Senate has passed a bill to raise the state's gas tax. The bill would approximately double Michigan's fuel tax ...

Obama names new highway safety chief

Obama names new highway safety chief

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

President Obama has chosen National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) member Mark Rosekind to lead the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTHSA). If ...

Highway users, road builders oppose bill to surrender federal highway authority

Highway users, road builders oppose bill to surrender...

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 18, 2014

Transportation interests have written Congress to express opposition to the so-called “devolution” of the federal highway program and the proposed ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 15, 2014

It felt like an eternity went by before Congress passed a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund through May ...

Congress passes Highway Trust Fund patch; Obama signs

Congress passes Highway Trust Fund patch; Obama signs

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 12, 2014

Just hours after the House turned down the Senate's highway funding bill, Congress has passed a $10.8 billion bill to ...

House votes down Senate’s highway bill, sets up must-act situation for Senate

House votes down Senate’s highway bill, sets up...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 31, 2014

The Senate now must choose Friday whether to accept the House’s 10-month highway funding patch or allow the Highway Trust ...

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 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 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 ...

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 ...

THUD bill heads to full Senate for final vote; Senate committees talk highway funding

THUD bill heads to full Senate for final vote; Senate...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 05, 2014

Highway funding is a hot topic in the Senate this week as the Appropriations Committee moves the Transportation, and Housing ...

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