Issue / Highway Trust Fund

Three things the infrastructure plan missed

It does include reauthorization of the HTF and a $118 billion bailout from the Treasury’s general fund to meet the needs of the...

Senate BIB Funding Totals – Combined Trust Fund and General Fund

The Senate-passed bipartisan infrastructure bill provides $454.2 billion in guaranteed funding over five years for the "traditional"...

Will the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Breach the Debt Ceiling?

What does the debt ceiling have to do with bailing out the Highway Trust Fund? Quite a lot, actually. Section 80103 of the...

Senate Passes Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

It took a lot longer than expected, but just before noon today, the U.S. Senate passed the bipartisan infrastructure bill by a roll...

10 things to know about the infrastructure bill

The bill would borrow some $118 billion from general revenue to meet the needs of the nation’s highways, bringing the grand total...

Explainer: What the “80-20 Highway-Transit Split” Really Is, and What it Isn’t

There has been a lot of talk in the last week about the "80-20 highway-transit split," and not all of it was accurate. Herewith: a...

House Passes INVEST Act

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act, as amended, by an almost completely party-line...

CBO Issues Official 2021 Baseline

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office yesterday issued its official budget baseline for budget year 2022 and the ten year period...

House Passes $592 Billion Transportation Bill by Party-Line Vote

The House of Representatives has passed H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act, as amended, by an almost completely party-line vote of...

House Finishes Debating, Voting on Transportation Amendments to INVEST; Bill Passage Set for Tomorrow

10:05 p.m. The House of Representatives has disposed of all 115 amendments to H.R. 3684, the surface transportation reauthorization...

House to Debate 115 Amendments to Surface Transportation Bill – But In How Many Packages?

Yesterday, the House Rules Committee issued a second special rule governing House consideration of the surface transportation...

Surface Bill Goes to House Floor Tomorrow

Yesterday, the House Rules Committee took the initial steps to bring the five-year, $548 billion surface transportation reauthorization...

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