Issue / FY22

Biden Budget Continues Traditional OMB Approach to Corps of Engineers

The Biden Administration has requested $6.8 billion in regular appropriations for the Army Corps of Engineers' water resources program...

Biden Proposes $88 Billion USDOT Budget for FY22

President Biden's first budget request has asked Congress to provide $88.2 billion in gross discretionary budgetary resources for the...

Biden Budget Flat-Lines Highway Trust Fund for 10 Years

The budget documents provided by the White House and the Department of Transportation today show new contract authority levels for the...

White House to Release First Biden Budget on May 27

The White House announced today that President Biden's first budget request will be transmitted to Congress on Thursday, May 27. The...

FY22 Earmarking Structure Takes Shape

Plans for Congress to bring back earmarked transportation projects this year are proceeding apace in three of the four power structures...

Senate GOP Infrastructure Bill Is Inclusive Of, Not In Addition To, Ongoing Program Spending

Senate Republicans this week released an outline of a five-year, $568 billion framework for spending on traditional sectors of public...

Buttigieg Defends His First Budget Before House Appropriations

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg went before the House Appropriations Committee this week to defend part of the Biden...

Port Spending Increase Under Biden Jobs Plan May Be Illusory

President Biden's American Jobs Plan promises massive spending increases for all manner of public infrastructure. The White House says...

First Biden Budget Prioritizes Education, Health, Environment, Research

The White House released President Biden's discretionary spending summary today as the initial part of his fiscal 2022 budget request...

FY22 Discretionary Funding Request Would Boost Amtrak, New Starts

Today, the White House sent Congress the first parts of its fiscal 2022 budget request – the overall parameters (rounded to the...

Details of Transportation Programs in Biden Investment Plan Released

Last week's rollout of President Biden's "American Jobs Plan" was limited to one White House fact sheet and a background briefing,...

White House Delays FY22 Discretionary Budget Request Until Next Week

The White House has delayed the release of the first part of its fiscal 2022 budget request – an overview of the 30-ish percent of...

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