Eno Transportation Weekly

Category: THUD

Senate Subcommittee Approves $71.4 Billion Transportation-HUD Funding Bill

June 6, 2018 – The Senate Transportation-Housing Appropriations Subcommittee this morning approved, by voice vote, a draft bill appropriating a net $71.4 billion for the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development for fiscal year 2019. As is the usual practice, the subcommittee markup session was brief (just over 15 minutes), gave out few details, and featured a lot of positive statements and no amendments.

Senate PFC Provision Would Lead to $944M in Federal Tax Losses, Say Scorekeepers

December 6, 2017 – The Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation have determined that the provision in the Senate’s Transportation-HUD appropriations bill for fiscal year 2018 that would increase the maximum allowable airport passenger facility charge (PFC) will, if enacted, reduce federal tax receipts by $944 million over the next ten years.

Debate Terms Set for Transportation, Homeland Portions of FY18 Omnibus Appropriations

September 6, 2017 – 12:15 a.m. – The House Rules Committee at 10:45 p.m. last night approved terms for debate for the Department of Transportation and Department of Homeland Security portions of the omnibus appropriations bill for FY 2018 (H.R. 3354). The text of the rule for the special procedures is here. The rule is House Resolution 500.

THUD Appropriations Dropped From MilCon/VA/Zika Bill

June 23, 2016 – As expected, the final version of what had been the fiscal 2017 Transportation-HUD-Military Construction-Veterans Affairs appropriations bill (with a package of supplemental 2016 funding to fight the Zika virus attached) that was filed last night and passed the House in the wee hours of this morning dropped all reference to Transportation-HUD funding.

THUD Appropriations Fate Uncertain in House

June 15, 2016 – After fits and starts, the appropriations process for fiscal 2017 continues to move in both chambers of Congress. But where the Transportation-HUD bill fits is anyone’s guess.

Senate Highway Rescission Could Have Diverse State, Program Effects

May 20, 2016 The just-passed Senate appropriations bill for the U.S. Department of Transportation for fiscal year 2017 contains a provision that would rescind $2.211 billion in unobligated contract authority for the federal-aid highway program app… Sorry – you don’t have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options.

House Appropriators Release Text of FY17 USDOT Spending Bill

May 17, 2016 – The House Appropriations Committee has released the draft “chairman’s mark” version of the panel’s fiscal year 2017 Transportation and Housing appropriation bill. The Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing Appropriations is scheduled to mark up the bill at 11:30 Wednesday morning in room 2358-A Rayburn.

Transportation Appropriations Action in Both Chambers This Week

May 16, 2016 – In addition to a full calendar of I-Week events designed to help promote awareness of the importance of infrastructure, both chambers of Congress are poised to make clear this week how much money will be spent by the federal government on transportation infrastructure next year.