Issue / Appropriations

House Spending Panel OKs $109B FY22 DOT Budget

Earlier this afternoon, the House Appropriations Committee, by a party-line vote of 33 to 24, approved a draft appropriations bill...

House Panel Approves $8.7 Billion in Corps Water Funding (With $2.1 Billion Taken Off-Budget)

Earlier today, the House Appropriations Committee approved a draft bill appropriating $8.7 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers'...

FY22 House USDOT Appropriations Account-Level Table

This is a 3-page PDF file showing every appropriations account in the draft fiscal 2022 Department of Transportation appropriations...

House Appropriators Subdivide $1.5 Trillion in FY22 Funding; Transportation-HUD Gets $10.6 Billion Increase

This week, the House Appropriations Committee formally approved its chairman's plan to subdivide $1.5 trillion in new spending...

House Starts FY22 Appropriations Process, Deeming 9.5 Percent Funding Increase

The annual appropriations process for fiscal 2022 will start next week, now that the House Appropriations Committee has been given a...

Next Steps on Appropriations: House to “Deem” Massive Domestic Spending Increase, Consider $84.3B THUD Request

Now that President Biden has submitted his full budget request for fiscal year 2022, Congress can get to work considering the request....

FY22 Earmarking Structure Takes Shape

Plans for Congress to bring back earmarked transportation projects this year are proceeding apace in three of the four power structures...

Buttigieg Defends His First Budget Before House Appropriations

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg went before the House Appropriations Committee this week to defend part of the Biden...

First Biden Budget Prioritizes Education, Health, Environment, Research

The White House released President Biden's discretionary spending summary today as the initial part of his fiscal 2022 budget request...

FY22 Discretionary Funding Request Would Boost Amtrak, New Starts

Today, the White House sent Congress the first parts of its fiscal 2022 budget request – the overall parameters (rounded to the...

Reconciliation Bill On Hold Pending Unemployment Insurance Agreement

The only thing more tedious than a Senate vote-a-rama is, apparently, a suspended vote-a-rama. The period of post-debate amendment...

House Democrats Bring Back Appropriations Earmarks, but Transportation Scope Unclear

The new chairman of the House Appropriations Committee announced on February 26 (in a 5 p.m. Friday afternoon news dump) that the...

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