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FY 2008 Transportation Appropriations – Senate Hearings

Transcript of hearings before the Senate Transportation-Housing Appropriations Subcommittee in February and May 2007 on the fiscal year...

1976 Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act – Enrolled Bill Memo

Set of memos from February 1976 presenting President Ford with the views of Administration agencies and officials on the enrolled bill...

2010 Draft Administration Surface Transportation Bill – Section-by-Section Summary

Undated section-by-section summary of a draft surface transportation reauthorization bill produced by the Department of Transportation...

GAO Issues New Report Showing Just How Badly Most Railroads Will Miss Dec. 31 PTC Deadline

September 18, 2015 The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report analyzing the deadline for the implementation of...

1970 Rail Passenger Service Act – Enrolled Bill Memo

Memo and letters presented to President Nixon relating to the enrolled bill H.R. 17849, the Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970, which...

2014 Transportation Weekly Archive Index

2014 Transportation Weekly Archive Index   January 2014   January 13, 2014 update #1 January 13, 2014 update...

2009 Transportation Weekly Archive Index

2009 Transportation Weekly Archive Index   January 2009   January 13, 2009 issue – CBO releases dismal new budget...

McConnell Says HTF Legislation Could Come to Senate Floor As Early As Next Week – Scope, Duration Unknown

July 9, 2015 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) surprised Capitol Hill yesterday by telling reporters that Highway Trust...

Section-by-Section Summary of S. 1626. the Senate Passenger Rail Bill, As Introduced

Please see the amendments adopted in the Commerce Committee on June 25, summarized elsewhere in this issue, for changes to the...

Senate Commerce Panel Approves Passenger Rail Bill

June 25, 2015 In a mark-up session on June 25th, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee has approved S. 1626, a...

Senate Hearing Examines 12/31/2015 Positive Train Control Deadline

June 11, 2015 The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing on June 10th about passenger rail safety,...

Transportation Amendments to H.R. 2577 Offered in the House but Not Adopted

Blackburn (TN) amendment making a 1 percent cut in each amount made available by the bill – failed by a roll call vote of 163...

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