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House Panel Approves FY16 USDOT Budget

May 14, 2015 The House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved the fiscal 2016 appropriations bill for the Department of...

House Committee Approves FY16 Homeland Appropriations Bill

July 15, 2015 The House Appropriations Committee yesterday by a 32 to 17 vote gave its approval to the fiscal year 2016...

House Passes FY16 Corps of Engineers Funding

May 6, 2015 The House of Representatives passed the fiscal 2016 appropriations bill that funds the Army Corps of Engineers water...

House Debates, Amends FY16 Corps of Engineers Funding Bill

April 30, 2015 Last night, the House of Representatives debated and amended the fiscal year 2016 appropriations bill that funds the...

House Subcommittee OK’s FY16 Corps of Engineers Water Project Budget

April 16, 2015 Earlier today, a House subcommittee approved a bill providing $5.6 billion in appropriations for the water resources...

House-Senate FY16 Budget Talks Begin

April 16, 2015 House-Senate negotiations on the fiscal 2016 budget blueprint have begun in earnest, with the House appointing a team...

Senate Passes FY16 Budget After 16-Hour “Vote-a-Rama” Session

April 2, 2015 The Senate passed its fiscal 2016 budget plan (S. Con. Res. 11) in the wee hours of Friday morning, March 27, after a...

Treasury Releases 5-Year Projections For Other Trust Funds

March 11, 2015 The President’s budget, released last month, gave long-term cash flow forecasts for the largest federal trust fund...

New CBO Report Analyzes Long-Term Public Infrastructure Spending Trends

March 5, 2015 The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office this week released a new report entitled Public Spending on Transportation...

Tension Between Administration and Congress Over Corps of Engineers Water Project Funding Continues

February 19, 2015 At a matched pair of hearings on February 11, members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees once again...

Senate Hearing Addresses Port Infrastructure Needs, Freight Network

February 11, 2015 On February 10, a Senate subcommittee held a hearing on the importance of ports to U.S. freight movement. The...

Odds and Ends – January 28, 2015

House T&I Finalizes Subcommittee Roster. Yesterday, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee officially approved the...

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