Issue / FY20

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...

Final FY20 Appropriations Agreement Reached

Yesterday, the chairmen of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees announced that they had reached a final agreement on the...

FY20 Appropriations Negotiations at Critical Point

Congressional appropriators have reached tentative agreement on the funding-related issues of the fiscal year 2020 Transportation-HUD...

Appropriations Subcommittees Face End-of-Week Deadline to Cut Deals

Last week was Thanksgiving week, which was a good time to be thankful you don't work for the House or Senate Appropriations...

Trump Signs Law Funding Government Through Dec. 20, Canceling $7.6 Billion Highway Rescission

President Trump has signed into law a bill (H.R. 3055) that will provide funding for federal agencies from today through midnight on...

One-Month CR With Highway Rescission Fix Goes to President’s Desk

The U.S. Senate has passed a one-month stopgap appropriations measure which also contains a repeal of the $7.6 billion cut in highway...

2nd FY20 CR Introduced in House Repeals $7.6B Highway Rescission

Earlier this afternoon, House Democratic leaders released the text of a second fiscal year 2020 stopgap appropriations measure, this...

Talks Continue to Avert Nov. 21 Government Shutdown

Talks to avert a government shutdown next week made progress yesterday when Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stepped in yesterday to...

FHWA Releases State-by-State Totals for July 2020 Highway Funding Cut

This morning, the Federal Highway Administration sent the state DOTs their estimated allocations of the $7.6 billion cut in highway...

Senate Passes FY20 Transportation Appropriations

Earlier today, the U.S. Senate passed a $209 billion package of four appropriations bills for fiscal year 2020 by a vote of 84 to 9,...

Senate Looks to Pass FY20 USDOT Appropriations Without Significant Amendment

3:50 p.m. Earlier today, the Senate voted by a wide margin to invoke cloture on Appropriations Committee chairman Richard Shelby's...

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