Issue / Appropriations

FY22 Omnibus Appropriations Clears Congress; FY23 Budget Submission Imminent

Last night, the U.S. Senate passed the $1.5 trillion omnibus appropriations act for fiscal year 2022 by a vote of 68 to 31. All 50...

House Passes FY22 Omnibus Appropriations

The House of Representatives has (finally) passed the $1.5 trillion omnibus appropriations bill that was unveiled at 1:30 a.m. this...

$1.5T Omnibus Bill Sets Regular USDOT Budget at $104B for FY 2022

At 1:30 a.m. this morning, the text of the $1.5 trillion omnibus appropriations package for fiscal 2022 was posted online. The House...

Time Running Out As CR Deadline Approaches, Administration Asks $33B in Emergency Funds

By Monday evening, we should know if Congress will be able to meet its March 11 deadline for providing additional appropriations to...

Links to the Text of Major Highway and Mass Transit Authorization Laws

Links to the Text of Major Highway and Mass Transit Authorization Laws 2021 IIJA (Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act), a.k.a....

Government Shutdown Averted (Again), Deadline Pushed to March 11

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed the three-week extension of the stopgap spending bill that is funding the government and which...

House Extends CR to March 11 As Leaders Strike Secret Spending Deal

This week, Congressional leaders struck a bipartisan – but secret – deal on the ground rules for legislation finishing out the...

Yet Another FY 2022 CR Almost Certain Now – But For How Long?

Next week appears to be the make-or-break week for the dealmaking on the fiscal 2022 spending bills, ahead of a February 18 government...

FTA Releases Part-Year Transit Formula Funding for FY 2022 Under CR

The Federal Transit Administration yesterday released $5.9 billion in partial-year aid to transit providers for fiscal year 2022 from...

FY22 Appropriations Endgame Talks Commence, With February Deadline Looming

The bipartisan leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees held a meeting  yesterday to begin discussions of how to...

No Progress on FY22 Fiscal Issues, March 1 Looms As New Deadline

The Second Session of the 117th Congress has begun, and the opening months will be devoted to trying and finish the leftover business...

Appropriations Stopgap Extended to Feb. 18, Delaying Some Infrastructure Funding Increases

Good news: the government shutdown that was possibly to have started tonight has been averted, thanks to legislation passed by Congress...

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