Issue / Appropriations

White House Requests $500 Million Amtrak Bailout As Transit Aid, Highway Reauthorization Mentioned As Possibilities For Next Week

Late last night, the White House requested another $45.8 billion in emergency appropriations for coronavirus response, including $500...

FY21 Appropriations Process Begins Next Week

The House and Senate Appropriations Committees are starting the fiscal 2021 appropriations process next week, with a slate of committee...

FHWA Gives $37.6B in FY20 Highway Funding to States

The Federal Highway Administration on January 24 issued a formal funding notice that gave state DOTs $37.6 billion in unrestricted...

USDOT Signs $790m Light Rail, Four Small Start Grant Agreements

In the last two weeks, the U.S. Department of Transportation has signed five grant agreements totaling $974 million in federal...

House to Consider $1.25 Billion in FHWA Emergency Relief Appropriations Week of Jan. 27

House Democratic leaders today announced that the House will consider a $3.35 billion emergency supplemental appropriations bill the...

OMB, CBO $918m Apart on Scoring FY20 THUD Appropriations

Yesterday, the Office of Management and Budget issued its report to Congress estimating total appropriations amounts contained in the...

Congress Adjourns For Year After Passing $2.9T in Legislation

The House of Representatives and Senate have left town for the year after passing two mammoth spending and tax bills with a total...

How Well Did the Appropriations Committees Meet the 5-Year FAST Act Targets?

Now that the final fiscal year 2020 Transportation-Housing Appropriations bill has been released, we can add up how well the House and...

Water Infrastructure Programs Get $11 Billion in Final FY20 Appropriations Bills

Key programs for water infrastructure development in multiple federal agencies received almost $11 billion in the final FY 2020...

Final FY20 Homeland Security Appropriations for Transportation Security

The fiscal 2020 Homeland Security appropriations conference agreement is included in the first of the two year-end "minibus"...

Final FY20 Appropriations Legislation Unveiled, Tax Extenders Added

The House will vote today on two bills which combine 12 appropriations bills, several tax bills and a host of other provisions with a...

Final FY20 Bill Provides $87.2 Billion for USDOT

The final, year-long appropriations bill for fiscal year 2020 provides or allows a total of $87.2 billion in gross discretionary budget...

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