Issue / Federal Governance

White House Again Proposes Unlikely Cuts in Corps of Engineers Funding

February 4, 2015 Once again, the White House and Congress have a fundamental difference of opinion over how much money the U.S. Army...

Slight Cuts in Coast Guard Budget Request for FY 2016

February 4, 2015 The President’s budget request for 2016 includes a slight cut in the United States Coast Guard budget, from...

New Aviation Fees Requested In New Transportation Security Budget

February 4, 2015 This week, the Obama Administration submitted a budget request for $7.15 billion in gross funding for the...

Administration Proposes Revised 6-Year, $478 Billion GROW AMERICA Surface Reauthorization

February 4, 2015 President Obama proposed a six-year, $478.3 billion surface transportation spending plan as part of his fiscal 2016...

President Submits $94.7 Billion FY16 USDOT Budget

February 4, 2015 The budget request for fiscal 2016 for much of the Department of Transportation is hard to separate from the...

Sec. Foxx, Governors Testify on the Need for Long-Term Surface Reauthorization Bill

January 28, 2015 On January 28, Senate Environment and Public Works committee held a hearing titled “The Importance of MAP-21...

Foxx Testifies At House T&I On Need For GROW AMERICA Act

February 11, 2015 This morning, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing on surface transportation...

Reps. Hahn, Poe Re-Introduce Freight Fund Legislation

February 19, 2015 Last July, while many transportation enthusiasts were closely watching the unfolding drama of...

House T&I Easily Approves Passenger Rail Reauthorization Bill

February 19, 2015 The House of Representatives’ bipartisan passenger rail reauthorization bill (H.R. 749) easily passed through...

House T&I Aviation Roundtable Examines Air Traffic Control Modernization

February 26, 2015 Yesterday, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Aviation held a roundtable...

House Hearing Examines Flight Tracking and Lessons of MH370

February 26, 2015 March 8 marks the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. MH370 was flying from...

House FAA Hearing Examines NextGen, Drone Issues

March 5, 2015 The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure is continuing to raise awareness of the upcoming Federal...

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