Issue / Appropriations

House DOT Appropriations Bill for FY21 Tries to Fund Party Priorities in Tight Budget Environment

At 11 a.m. this morning, the House Appropriations Committee released the text of its draft fiscal year 2021 Transportation-Housing...

FY 2021 House USDOT Appropriations Bill – Funding Table

This a three-page PDF file showing the account-level appropriations and limitations made by the draft fiscal 2021...

TSA, Coast Guard Get Operational Increases in FY21 House Bill

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee released the text of the draft fiscal 2021 Homeland Security appropriations...

House Spending Bills Freeze FY21 Water Infrastructure Funding at FY20 Levels

The House Appropriations Committee has been releasing the text of draft appropriations bills for fiscal year 2021 every two hours this...

House Appropriations for FY21 to Move Ahead as Senate Stalls

The fiscal year 2021 appropriations process in the U.S. Senate broke down this week, but the process in the House of Representatives...

How Realistic Are the House Surface Bill’s Suggested Appropriations?

The surface transportation reauthorization bill released by House Democrats this week would provide $412 billion in federal funding...

Trump Administration Selects Indiana New Start, 9 Small Start Transit Projects for Future Funding

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced a series of funding allocations for Capital Investment Grant (CIG) projects on May 29,...

COVID Costs: $500 Billion in Discretionary Appropriations (And Counting)

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, which has found it difficult to analyze new spending legislation day-to-day while its...

FY21 Transportation-HUD Budget Situation Improves By $3.25 Billion

As everyone in Congress was preoccupied with coronavirus, the Congressional Budget Office issued two reports in March that are normally...

CBO Says Coronavirus Response Enacted So Far Will Provide $2.8 Trillion

Today, almost three weeks after the mammoth "CARES Act" (the third legislative installment of coronavirus response) was signed into...

State DOTs Request $50 Billion in New Federal COVID Assistance, $800 Billion Surface Transportation Bill

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) yesterday requested $50 billion in emergency federal...

Senate COVID Bill Stalled; House Plan Would More than Double USDOT Appropriations

4:45 p.m. The Senate is still stuck in a partisan logjam over its coronavirus response legislation, having failed again this...

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