Issue / Highway Trust Fund

July 30, 2015 9:52 a.m. – House and Senate Almost Over DRIVE

July 30, 2015 The Senate today is expected to pass both short-term and longer-term surface transportation legislation that will lay...

Senate Brings Up Unrelated Vehicle To Take For A DRIVE

July 24, 2015 This morning, the Senate took a number of steps to get debate going on its surface transportation bill, the DRIVE Act,...

Where We’re At With HTF Reauthorization

July 23 , 2015 The U.S. Senate yesterday evening took the first step towards starting formal debate on the surface transportation...

FY19 HTF Shutdown Fits In Well With Tradition of HTF Bill “Triggers”

July 22, 2015 The new version of the Senate DRIVE Act provides $343 billion in Highway Trust Fund contract authority over the...

1955 Democratic National Committee Opposition Research Memo on the Clay Commission Highway Plan

July 20, 2015 Today’s legislators often speak of the Eisenhower era as an almost magical time when selfless Congressmen and Senators...

New HTF Extension To Dec. 18 Introduced in House

July 14, 2015 At 7:43 p.m. last night, House leaders introduced a new bill extending Highway Trust Fund programs – the...

The State of Transportation Funding: A Realistic Examination of Pseudo-Federalism

In a recent article published in Innovation NewsBrief entitled “A Conservative Vision for the Future of the Highway Trust Fund,”...

EPW Committee Approves DRIVE Act

June 24, 2015 The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has approved S. 1647, a six-year highway funding authorization bill,...

1982 White House Gas Tax Decision Memoranda

June 9, 2015 This week’s ETW Document of the Week is part of the supporting documents released alongside Eno's report issued two...

Senate Passes Two-Month HTF Extension at 1:40 a.m.

May 23, 2015 At 1:40 a.m. this morning, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 2353, the two-month extension of Highway Trust Fund spending...

Two-Month HTF Extension Goes Before House Tomorrow

May 18, 2015 The House Rules Committee is scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. today on H.R. 2353, a two-month, $8.4 billion extension of...

House To Move Two-Month HTF Extension

May 15, 2015 House leaders have decided to move a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund contract authority and expenditure...

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