Issue / FY22

Government Shutdown Averted (Again), Deadline Pushed to March 11

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed the three-week extension of the stopgap spending bill that is funding the government and which...

DOT, Energy Release Rules for National EV Charging Program

Yesterday, the U.S. Departments of Transportation and Energy released their initial guidance and rules for the $4.2 billion in formula...

House Extends CR to March 11 As Leaders Strike Secret Spending Deal

This week, Congressional leaders struck a bipartisan – but secret – deal on the ground rules for legislation finishing out the...

Yet Another FY 2022 CR Almost Certain Now – But For How Long?

Next week appears to be the make-or-break week for the dealmaking on the fiscal 2022 spending bills, ahead of a February 18 government...

FTA Releases Part-Year Transit Formula Funding for FY 2022 Under CR

The Federal Transit Administration yesterday released $5.9 billion in partial-year aid to transit providers for fiscal year 2022 from...

Still No Action on Budget Reconciliation Bill As Time Runs Short

It has now been 40 days since Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) blew up the negotiations on the multi-trillion-dollar budget reconciliation...

FHWA Distributes $246 Million from IIJA for Appalachian Highways

The Federal Highway Administration on January 25 gave Appalachian states the first 20 percent of the $1.25 billion in advance...

USDOT Solicits Applications for First $1.5B of RAISE Grants Funded by IIJA

The U.S. Department of Transportation today opened the application process for $1.5 billion in surface transportation funding grants...

FY22 Appropriations Endgame Talks Commence, With February Deadline Looming

The bipartisan leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees held a meeting  yesterday to begin discussions of how to...

No Progress on FY22 Fiscal Issues, March 1 Looms As New Deadline

The Second Session of the 117th Congress has begun, and the opening months will be devoted to trying and finish the leftover business...

USDOT Budget for FY 2022 Should Top $140 Billion

With the influx of extra funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, total funding for the U.S. Department of...

Manchin Says He Won’t Support Reconciliation Bill, Leaving Democrats in Limbo

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) made headlines yesterday when he very publicly withdrew his support from the pending budget reconciliation...

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