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Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 13, 2020

Monday, July 13 – House Appropriations – full committee business meeting to mark up the draft Energy and Water and...

House FY21 Appropriations Process Begins, Using “Emergency” Spending Authority

House Democrats this week unveiled their outline for the twelve bills that would fund the discretionary side of the federal government...

House DOT Appropriations Bill for FY21 Tries to Fund Party Priorities in Tight Budget Environment

At 11 a.m. this morning, the House Appropriations Committee released the text of its draft fiscal year 2021 Transportation-Housing...

FY 2021 House USDOT Appropriations Bill – Funding Table

This a three-page PDF file showing the account-level appropriations and limitations made by the draft fiscal 2021...

TSA, Coast Guard Get Operational Increases in FY21 House Bill

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee released the text of the draft fiscal 2021 Homeland Security appropriations bill. TSA....

House Spending Bills Freeze FY21 Water Infrastructure Funding at FY20 Levels

The House Appropriations Committee has been releasing the text of draft appropriations bills for fiscal year 2021 every two hours this...

Coronavirus means we need to rethink our transportation needs.

Eno's Senior Fellow Emil Frankel offers his perspectives on transportation in a post-COVID world.

Highway and Transit Donor-Donee Estimates Under the House’s INVEST in America Act

This is a three-page PDF file: Page 1 is a table showing estimated total highway contract authority apportionments by formula to...

House Passes Mammoth Infrastructure Bill With No Clear Path Forward

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the $1.5 trillion, five-year infrastructure bill assembled by Democratic...

Senate Committee Looks at NHTSA Programs on Eve of Reauthorization

The Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety held a hearing titled, “Safety on Our Roads: Overview of Traffic Safety and...

DOT IG Releases Timeline of 737 MAX Development

After the second fatal crash of a Boeing 737 MAX jetliner in March 2019 led to the worldwide grounding of the new model airplane,...

“$1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Bill” Only Provides $577 Billion in Actual Spending

The "$1.5 trillion infrastructure bill" passed by the House yesterday actually only provides $577 billion in funding over five years....

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