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DeFazio Reconciliation Mark Includes $10 Billion for More High-Speed Rail

In anticipation of the release of House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Peter DeFazio's (D-OR) "chairman's mark" of the...

Ways and Means Democrats Announce Infrastructure, Clean Energy Tax Incentive Plans

Late Friday night (September 10), Democratic leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee released the text of a $129 billion...

Amendments to House T&I Budget Reconciliation Package

The following amendments have been filed for the September 14 House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup of its $57.3...

FY22 CR to Dec. 3 Includes Debt Ceiling, Does Not Extend Surface Transportation

This morning, after several days of delay, House Democratic leaders released the text of their proposed stopgap continuing...

White House to Try and Settle Infrastructure Bill Vote Timing Today

The tension between progressive House Democrats, who don’t want to pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill (BIB) before enactment of...

House to Start Debate on Infrastructure Bill at 4 pm Today

The House of Representatives should start debate on agreeing to the Senate-passed bipartisan infrastructure bill (Senate Amendment to...

USDOT Reverses Position, Says FHWA Will Keep Reimbursing State DOTs During Shutdown

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Transportation released its revised shutdown plan that will take effect October 1 if neither a...

Infrastructure Showdown in House Today, but Appropriations CR Set for Passage

Today is showdown day in the U.S. House of Representatives. The House will convene at noon, and as of right now (9:45 a.m.), the vote...

Infrastructure Vote Postponed; Shutdown of Highway Trust Fund Commences

The first lapse in Highway Trust Fund spending authority since March 2010 will begin at midnight tonight, after House Democratic...

Senate Clears 1-Month HTF Extension for President’s Signature

At 1:30 p.m. today, the U.S. Senate held a special session lasting less than five minutes, during which the Senate passed legislation...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of October 18, 2021

Tuesday, October 19 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – Subcommittee on Oceans, Fisheries, Climate Change, and...

HTF Operating Deficit Dropped to $10.3B in FY 2021

Year-end information released today by the Federal Highway Administration reported that the federal Highway Trust Fund finished fiscal...

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