May 17, 2019 – The White House this week sent up a package of FY 2020 budget amendments to Capitol Hill, including small tweaks to Coast Guard, Corps of Engineers, and FHWA budget requests.
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May 10, 2019 – The bipartisan leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee this week wrote to their Budget Committee counterparts and the leaders of both parties in the House to ask that certain budget-related highway and water funding issues be addressed in the context of an overall budget deal with the Senate and the White House.
May 10, 2019 – Yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of President Trump’s fiscal 2020 budget request, including the effects of a planned spending freeze on the Highway Trust Fund.
April 30, 2019 – The budget blueprint approved last month by the Senate Budget Committee calls for a highway user tax increase that, ETW calculates, could be the equivalent of an 18 cent per gallon increase in gasoline and diesel fuel excise taxes.
April 12, 2019 – This week, the House of Representatives adopted a resolution giving the House Appropriations Committee a spending total for fiscal year 2020, allowing that panel to start marking up the twelve annual appropriations bills when the House comes back from recess the week of April 29.
April 5, 2019 – The House and Senate Budget Committees have now approved vastly different spending plans for fiscal year 2020. While the House plan is headed for a vote by the full chamber next week, the Senate blueprint may have gone as far as it will ever go.