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White House “Skinny Budget” Expected this Week

March 13, 2017 The White House is expected to release President Donald Trump’s first “skinny budget” this week, which will lay...

(ETW April Fools) The Little VP Who Could: Joe Biden Riding the Rails to Retirement

BY CAROLYN DORF WILMINGTON, DE – For several weeks, passengers riding the Amtrak Northeast Corridor between Washington, DC and...

(ETW April Fools) Amtrak Retires its Ailing Tank Engine, Thomas

BY JENNA FORTUNATI WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a distinguished career of service, Thomas the Tank Engine is retiring from Amtrak’s...

(ETW April Fools) Top Democrat on T&I Arrested for Fundraising at Local Gas Station

“Pennies for progress, help save America’s roads, pennies for progress!” BY GREG ROGERS WASHINGTON, D.C.—The top Democrat...

(ETW April Fools) Down-on-His-Luck Herbie Finds New Hope Driving for Lyft

BY CAROLYN DORF HOLLYWOOD, CA – It’s an old Hollywood cliché, washed-up movie star hasn’t found decent work in years, goes...

(ETW April Fools) Elon Musk Unveils Fully-Built Hyperloop Network Under Los Angeles

BY GREG ROGERS LOS ANGELES, CA – The City of Angels was alight with excitement – and not a small amount of confusion – today...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 24, 2017

Wednesday, April 26 - House Transportation and Infrastructure - Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials -...

The Week Ahead – Week of April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 11:15 a.m. Congress returns this week from a two-week recess. Happening this week: Appropriations....

Omnibus FY17 Appropriations Package Released

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 5:00 a.m. [Note on May 8: This article has been superseded by the following articles giving an overall view of...

White House Releases Full FY18 Budget Request

May 23, 2017 - 12:30 p.m. The Office of Management and Budget has released President Trump's first budget request, covering fiscal...

Shuster to Introduce Revised FAA Bill Today

June 21, 2017 - 2:30 p.m. House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) will introduce a new version of his...

House, Senate FAA Bills Introduced

June 22, 2017 - 4:22 p.m. In the "when it rains, it pours" department, the chairmen of the transportation committees in both houses...

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