Issue / FY22

Senate Action on Budget Reconciliation Bill Slips to January as Congress Prepares to Adjourn for the Year

The U.S. Senate will be postponing floor consideration of the multi-trillion-dollar budget reconciliation bill until January 2022 at...

EPW Panel Releases Revised Text of Its Budget Reconciliation Title

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today released its title of the "Build Back Better" budget reconciliation bill today,...

FHWA Apportions $52.5 Billion in IIJA Highway Contract Authority to State DOTs

Yesterday, the Federal Highway Administration formally gave state DOTs $52.5 billion in highway contract authority as the first annual...

Budget Reconciliation Bill Still Stuck in “Byrd Bath” Process

Senate staffers hope to begin the "Byrd bath" process for the budget reconciliation bill next week – a quasi-judicial proceeding...

Appropriations Stopgap Extended to Feb. 18, Delaying Some Infrastructure Funding Increases

Good news: the government shutdown that was possibly to have started tonight has been averted, thanks to legislation passed by Congress...

List of FY21 RAISE Grants (Capital Only)

This is a PDF of a spreadsheet listing all 63 RAISE grants for capital projects for fiscal year 2021, alpha by state postal code,...

CBO Warns $2.2 Billion in BBB’s Transit, High-Speed Rail Funding Will Never Be Spent

As part of the process of scoring the omnibus budget reconciliation bill (H.R. 5376, a.k.a. Build Back Better, or BBB), the nonpartisan...

House Passes Scaled-Down, $1.9 Trillion Budget Reconciliation Bill, 220-213

This morning, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a budget reconciliation bill (H.R. 5376, the "Build Back Better Act") by a...

Year-Long CR Would Threaten First Year of BIB Funding Growth

The heads of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees met this week but failed to make progress on a framework for the fiscal...

Surface Transportation Programs Extended to Dec. 3 While Budget Reconciliation Bill Gets Refined

Last night, the U.S. House and Senate have both agreed to another one-month extension of federal surface transportation funding...

Revised Budget Reconciliation Bill Keeps Transit and HSR Funding, Cuts $18 Billion From Other T&I Priorities

The revised budget reconciliation bill released yesterday afternoon by House Democratic leaders decreases the size of the House...

Senate Spending Plan for FY 2022 Becomes Clear

When the Senate Appropriations Committee released the text of the remaining nine general appropriations bills for fiscal year 2022 on...

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