Issue / FY21

Hopes for Pre-Election COVID Stimulus Dim (But Refuse to Die)

Talks between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on an additional round of federal COVID stimulus...

More Airline Aid Now Won’t Move Without Resolution of Larger COVID Aid Bill

This was an interesting week for the aviation news beat in Congress. The end result is that many U.S. airlines and contractors are...

Bipartisan Talks on COVID Aid Continue As House Adjourns

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) continues to talk with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin about a possible compromise coronavirus aid...

Transportation Funding in the New House COVID Bill

Following is a general overview of the $77 billion in transportation aid provided by the revised coronavirus aid bill passed by House...

10-Week CR, 1-Year FAST Act Extension Signed Into Law

At 1 a.m. on October 1, President Trump signed into law a 72-day stopgap appropriations bill (H.R. 8337) for fiscal year 2021 that also...

COVID Talks Continue, New House Bill Pending As Airline Furlough Date Reached

At this hour, negotiations are continuing between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on a possible...

New Democratic COVID Bill Would Spread More Transit Funding More Widely Than Earlier Version

The version of the Heroes Act passed by the House of Representatives in May 2020 took criticism from several (Democratic-leaning)...

Gardner Bill Pushes Long-Sought Eastern Plains Interstate. But Big Hurdles Remain

Gardner’s bill would not provide new funding for the highway. Designation is “just a way of attracting attention to the project and...

One-Year FAST Act Extension Passes House

The House of Representatives has passed a one-year extension of FAST Act funding and policy as Division B of a larger fiscal-year-end...

House Passes Stopgap Appropriations Through December 11

This week, the House of Representatives passed a stopgap continuing resolution (CR), H.R. 8337, extending all non-emergency fiscal 2020...

House-Passed Extension Gives Highway Funding Increase to Texas and Colorado – And No One Else

As predicted earlier this week by ETW with 99.999 percent accuracy, the Federal Highway Administration has confirmed to Congress that...

Rapid Response Webinar: AMA with Jeff Davis on CR and FAST Act Extension

Congress is acting on a ten-week appropriations extension and a year-long FAST Act extension. How will these be implemented, and what...

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