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Revised Surface Bill Introduced; Markup Set for June 17

After ETW went out the door at lunchtime on Friday, June 12, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee formally announced...

House Surface Bill Markup Stretches into Second Day

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's markup of H.R. 2, the surface transportation reauthorization bill, will...

2,300-Page Infrastructure Bill Released by House Democrats With $145 Billion HTF Bailout

The House Rules Committee has released the text of House Democrats' 2,309-page infrastructure bill, including the text of the surface...

House to Allow 172 Amendments to Infrastructure Bill – But Only 10 Votes

This evening, the House Rules Committee approved a special procedure to allow the House to consider H.R, 2, the $1.5(?!) trillion...

House On Track to Pass Infrastructure Bill Today

The House of Representatives is on track to complete consideration of, and vote on passage of, H.R. 2, the 2,300-page, $1.5 trillion...

House Passes $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

The House of Representatives at 5:23 p.m. passed H.R. 2, the 2,300-page, $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill put forward by House...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 6, 2020

Tuesday, July 7 – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Homeland Security – subcommittee markup of draft FY 2021 Homeland...

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New Senate COVID Bill Gives Another $10B for Airports but Nothing for State DOTs, Transit Agencies

Senate Republicans have released the bill text of their latest coronavirus response legislation this evening, in piecemeal fashion. The...

House to Consider DOT Appropriations Tomorrow (Not Homeland)

The House is scheduled to take up a massive package of six appropriations bills for fiscal 2021 on Thursday, July 30, but a seventh...

Pre-1960s Attempts to Create a U.S. Department of Transportation – Part 4 – The Hoover Commission Rejects a Separate DOT

In part one of this series, we summarized the various attempts to reorganize the federal government’s roles in transportation and...

Pre-1960s Attempts to Create a U.S. Department of Transportation – Part 5 – Truman Moves Public Roads and Maritime to Commerce

Last week, part four of this long-running series told the story of how the Hoover Commission in 1948 and 1949 reached its final...

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