Issue / Appropriations

EPW Committee Approves DRIVE Act

June 24, 2015 The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has approved S. 1647, a six-year highway funding authorization bill,...

House’s FY 2016 USDOT Appropriations Bill Cuts Discretionary Spending, Freezes Major HTF Accounts; Bans Some Cuba Travel

April 28, 2015 The House Appropriations Committee released the full text of the proposed Transportation-Housing appropriations bill...

President Releases FY 2016 Budget Request

February 2, 2015 This is a preliminary Eno Transportation Weekly Express update on the President’s budget request for fiscal year...

CBO Releases Initial FY 2016 Budget Outlook

January 26, 2015 The Congressional Budget Office has released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook. The main narrative document...

CBO Implies Problem With 80-20 HTF Split; Enzi to Chair Budget; Musical Chairs at Senate Appropriations

December 18, 2014 CBO report implies problems with 80-20 gas tax split. Right before Thanksgiving, the Congressional Budget Office...

Senate Passes FY15 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

December 14, 2014 – 10:25 a.m. Last night, the Senate finally passed the $1.1 trillion omnibus appropriations measure, clearing...

Government Shutdown Averted (Again)

December 13, 2014 – 4:15 p.m. After a four-hour series of tedious roll call votes on motions to go in and out of executive...

Action on FY15 Omnibus Held Over Until Saturday (At Least)

December 13, 2014 – 2:00 a.m. There is an old polysci saying: “The Senate has only two rules: unanimous consent and...

Senate 2014 Endgame

December 12, 2014 - 6:05 P.M. SENATE ENDGAME.  Earlier this afternoon, Republican Leader McConnell got up and dangled before...

Update on Appropriations and on Democratic Senate Committee Assignments

December 12, 2014 - 4:07 p.m. Appropriations. This afternoon, the House of Representatives passed another seven-‐day clean...

Two-Day CR Extension Cleared For White House

December 11, 2014 – 10:52 p.m. Both the House and Senate have now cleared H. J. Res. 130, a two-day extension of the existing...

House Passes FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations

December 11, 2014 – 9:40 P.M. After a day of delays and confusion, the House of Representatives has passed the fiscal year...

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