October 20, 2017 – Last night, the Senate passed a fiscal 2018 budget blueprint after dropping House language on air traffic control reform at the last minute.
Eno Transportation Weekly
Category: Senate Budget Committee
October 6, 2017 – Fiscal year 2018 began six days ago, and both chambers of Congress are finally getting around to addressing a budget blueprint for the ongoing year.
September 29, 2017 – Earlier this week, the White House, in coordination with House and Senate Republican leaders, released a joint framework document for a tax reform plan.
January 5, 2017 – The U.S. Senate will spend the rest of this week and early next week debating a budget blueprint for fiscal year 2017 – the fiscal year that started over three months ago.
September 22, 2016 – The chairman of the Senate Budget Committee and a panel of experts this week expressed support for reforms in the federal budget process that could have profound implications for transportation and infrastructure spending programs.
July 14, 2016 – The chairman of the Senate Budget Committee has proposed reforms in the budget process, including a re-evaluation of concepts that could lead to capital budgeting, accrual accounting, or changes in the budget treatment of federal trust funds.
May 26, 2016 – Could efforts to reform the budget process also bring more discipline to transportation trust fund programs?
March 19, 2015 – The chairmen of the House and Senate Budget Committees released their budget blueprints for fiscal year 2016 and the 2016-2025 period this week, with the House panel starting its markup session yesterday and the Senate committee starting earlier this afternoon.
December 18, 2014 – A recent CBO report suggests that the Highway Trust Fund Mass Transit Account may need more than the traditional 20 percent of new tax revenue to stay solvent, and Sen. Mike Enzi announced he is exercising his seniority on the Senate Budget Committee to prevent Sen. Jeff Sessions from taking the chairmanship. Also, Senate Appropriations Republicans shuffle gavels.
November 20, 2014 – Members-elect of the upcoming 114th Congress have begun electing party leaders and selecting committee leaders. All four party caucuses (both parties in both chambers) have now elected their leaders for the upcoming Congress, and the new slate of bosses looks almost exactly like the old slate of bosses.