Author: Jeff Davis

FTA Releases Interim FY15 Transit Apportionments and Allocations

February 19, 2015 The Federal Transit Administration has released its funding apportionments and allocations for fiscal year 2015,...

Tension Between Administration and Congress Over Corps of Engineers Water Project Funding Continues

February 19, 2015 At a matched pair of hearings on February 11, members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees once again...

FAA Releases Long-Awaited Drone Rule

February 19, 2015 The Obama Administration curiously chose a Sunday morning during a snow-bound three-day holiday weekend to...

Potential Homeland Shutdown Looms; TSA and USCG Largely Exempt

February 11, 2015 Continued filibusters of the fiscal 2015 Homeland Security appropriations bill in the Senate have raised the real...

House Hearing Examines Transportation of Oil by Rail

February 11, 2015 On February 3, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and...

Senate Proposal Contains $47.2 Billion in HTF Transfers and Offsetting “Pay-Fors”

July 22, 2015 The new substitute version of the Senate surface transportation bill offered by Majority Leader McConnell contains a...

Senate Hearing Addresses Port Infrastructure Needs, Freight Network

February 11, 2015 On February 10, a Senate subcommittee held a hearing on the importance of ports to U.S. freight movement. The...

Boxer Bumps Carper From Lead Post On Highway Subcommittee

February 11, 2015 Senate Environment and Public Works Committee ranking minority member Barbara Boxer (D-CA) made it official this...

Blumenauer, 24 Other Democrats Introduce 15 Cent Per Gallon Gasoline Tax Increase For HTF

February 11, 2015 Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-CA) and 24 Democratic cosponsors last week introduced legislation to increase federal...

Bipartisan Amtrak Bill Introduced In House

February 11, 2015 The bipartisan leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week introduced...

Senate Deciding Whether To Take Up Highway Bill

July 22, 2015 At this hour (late Wednesday afternoon), the Senate is waiting to hold a “re-vote” on a procedural motion to take...

President Requests $74 Billion Discretionary Spending Cap Increase

February 4, 2015 The President’s budget released this week contains the official discretionary spending cap totals under the...

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