Issue / Highway Trust Fund

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-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...

Estimated State-by-State Highway Funding Under 1-Year FAST Act Extension

This is a two-sheet Excel spreadsheet. Sheet one is a table showing the process by which the Federal Highway Administration will...

One-Year Surface Extension, 72-Day Appropriations CR Introduced in House

The text of a 72-day extension of fiscal year 2020 appropriations into fiscal year 2021, accompanied by extension of other unfinished...

Short-Term Appropriations Extension to Carry One-Year, Flat-Line HTF Funding Extension

Congress is waiting for the release of the text of a package of stopgap appropriations and other extensions that are scheduled for...

1956 Treasury Secretary Letter to Harry Byrd on Pay-As-You-Build Highways

This PDF is a copy of a letter from Treasury Secretary George Humphrey to Senate Finance Committee chairman Harry Byrd (D-VA), dated...

Administration Befuddles Congress With Highway Trust Fund Revenue Estimates

As legislators and Congressional staff negotiate the parameters of what increasingly looks like a one-year extension of the FAST Act,...

One-Year Surface Transportation Extension Seen as Most Likely Option

Congressional leaders and transportation stakeholders appear to be coalescing around support for a one-year surface transportation...

New HTF Forecast Worse for FY20-21, Not So Bad Long-Term

Last week, the Congressional Budget Office released a dismal new budget and economic outlook that estimates the effect of coronavirus,...

February 1956 Treasury Proposal for an “Interstate Highway System Fund”

This is a two-page document dated February 8, 1956 from the Office of Tax Policy at the Treasury Department. It is a draft legislative...

1959 Gore-Eisenhower Letters

This PDF file is an exchange of letters between Senator Albert Gore (D-TN) and President Eisenhower in the fall of 1959. Gore sent...

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