Author: Jeff Davis

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...

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...

White House, Congress Push Plans for Reducing Emissions from Aviation

The Biden Administration yesterday announced a new initiative to develop sustainable aviation fuels. In an extensive fact sheet...

T&I Leaders Unveil $57 Billion Budget Reconciliation Spending Plan

The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Peter DeFazio (D-OR), has released the "chairman's mark"...

30 Years Ago: The Failure of the “Nickel for America”

(I meant to revisit this on August 1, on the 30th anniversary of the event, but the rollout of the bipartisan infrastructure bill...

Energy and Commerce Reconciliation Plan Includes Additional EV Funding

The House Energy and Commerce Committee will mark up its contribution to the fiscal 2022 budget reconciliation bill on Monday,...

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...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 13, 2021

Monday, September 13 – House Energy and Commerce – full committee business meeting to mark up draft legislation fulfilling budget...

Lawmakers vow action after Ida floods Gulf Coast, Northeast

But the bipartisan bill will be valuable in providing major investments in “future-proofing” infrastructure against climate...

A big bet on Amtrak

That's "way more than any other" transportation secretary has ever been given, said Jeff Davis of the Eno Center for...

National links: forget yard signs. The latest political statement is… walking?

According to Jeff Davis of the Eno Center, transit money was traded away in exchange for lower highway funding levels, and then...

The Infrastructure Bill’s Twin 2027 Problems

As of this writing, it appears likely that the bipartisan infrastructure bill will be the law of the land by October 1 and will...

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