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Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: Appropriations

Senate Panel Approves $79.6B FY18 USDOT Budget

July 28, 2017 – The Senate Appropriations Committee on July 27 unanimously approved legislation funding the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development for fiscal year 2018.

House Amends, Passes FY18 Corps of Engineers Budget

July 27, 2017 – The House of Representatives was in session until 12:22 a.m. this morning amending the Energy and Water Development portions of the “security minibus” appropriations bill (H.R. 3299). Here’s what happened on the legislative day of July 26.

Amtrak Releases Full 5-Year Business Plan

July 20, 2017 – Amtrak submitted its fiscal 2018 budget request to Congress on May 31, but did not get around to publishing its full financial plan to accompany the budget request until late last week.

House Panel Approves FY18 TSA, Coast Guard Funding

July 20, 2017 – The House Appropriations Committee on July 18 approved a draft bill funding the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2018. Unlike many non-defense programs, DHS was largely spared from proposed cuts in the President’s budget request, and the House bill largely adheres to the budget request.

House to Consider $789B “Security Minibus” Spending Bill

July 19, 2017 – After trying (and failing) to convince at least 218 of their members to support a $1.228 trillion omnibus appropriations bill, House Republican leaders have now moved to let the House consider a $789 billion package of four appropriations bills next week.

TSA, Coast Guard Funding Advances in House

July 13, 2017 – A House subcommittee has approved draft legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2018, and the full Appropriations Committee is scheduled to consider the bill on July 18.

House Appropriators Release Full FY18 Spending Plan

July 13, 2017 – The House Appropriations Committee was scheduled today to approve its plan to subdivide $1.1 trillion in discretionary appropriations among the twelve annual spending bills for fiscal year 2018.

Full Analysis of FY18 USDOT Appropriations Bill Text (House)

July 11, 2017 – 8:45 a.m. Yesterday evening, the House Appropriations Committee released the draft appropriations bill for the Departments of Transportation and of Housing and Urban Affairs for fiscal year 2018. Bill text is here and the full comm… This content is for Eno members only. Sign In Sign in to your Eno account […]

House Panel Moves FY18 Corps of Engineers Funding

June 29, 2017 – A House Appropriations subcommittee on June 28 approved a draft appropriations bill the Department of Energy and various water resources agencies for fiscal year 2018. The full Appropriations Committee will consider the bill after the July 4 recess.

FHWA Implements $857 Million Highway Rescission

June 27, 2017 – The Federal Highway Administration issued an official notice late last week of how a cut of $857 million in highway contract authority held by state DOTs will be implemented on June 30.

House Republicans Close to Budget Blueprint

June 23, 2017 – The House Budget Committee could mark up a budget blueprint for fiscal year 2018 as soon as next week, as the committee’s chairman presented a plan to the House Republican Conference at two separate closed-door meetings this week. The budget blueprint would reject the massive cuts in non-defense discretionary appropriations proposed by the Trump Administration in favor of much more modest reductions.

Chao Defends Budget On Capitol Hill

June 16, 2017 – Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao testified before the House Appropriations Committee this week on the Trump Administration’s fiscal 2018 budget request for the Department of Transportation.