Eno Transportation Weekly

Eno Transportation Weekly

Weeks of November 23 and 30, 2021

  • December 03, 2021  | Jeff Davis

    Peter DeFazio to Retire, Setting Off Race to Fill Head Dem Slot on T&I Panel

    Federal Governance,
    Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced this week that he will not seek re-election to the House next year. As of this writing, the...
  • December 03, 2021  | Jeff Davis

    Appropriations Stopgap Extended to Feb. 18, Delaying Some Infrastructure Funding Increases

    Appropriations, FY22,
    Good news: the government shutdown that was possibly to have started tonight has been averted, thanks to legislation passed by Congress yesterday and signed by the President today. Bad news: by...
Guest Op-Ed: Getting the Best Bang from our Infrastructure Buck

Guest Op-Ed: Getting the Best Bang from our Infrastructure Buck

A lot of attention has been given to the size of the federal infrastructure package that was signed into law last month. Unfortunately, the total dollar amount is not the most important factor in...

Congress Still Can’t Leave Without Dealing with Debt Limit
Funding & Finance,Highway Trust Fund

Congress Still Can’t Leave Without Dealing with Debt Limit

While Congress has now extended the annual appropriations deadline into next February, there is still no clear path in sight for increasing the debt ceiling, which cannot wait until next February,...

IIJA vs BIL: What’s In a Name?
Infrastructure

IIJA vs BIL: What’s In a Name?

President Biden signed H.R. 3684 into law on November 15. And section 1(a) of the law (Public Law 117-58) states: "SHORT TITLE.—This Act may be cited as the ‘Infrastructure Investment and Jobs...

Senate Confirms Sullenberger to ICAO, Tees Up NMB Vote Next Week
Aviation,Federal Governance,USDOT

Senate Confirms Sullenberger to ICAO, Tees Up NMB Vote Next Week

The U.S. Senate on December 2 confirmed former airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger to be the U.S. Ambassador to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal. Sullenberger,...

Looking to the Skies: A Centennial Institute Session Recap
Aircraft,Airlines,Airports,Aviation Workforce,Funding & Finance

Looking to the Skies: A Centennial Institute Session Recap

If there was one word to describe the state of the U.S. aviation industry in 2019, it was “soaring.” Airlines in the United States carried a record 811 million domestic passengers and over 1...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 6, 2021

Capitol Hill Events – Week of December 6, 2021

Tuesday, December 7 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, Maritime, Freight, and Ports – subcommittee hearing on ocean shipping supply chain...

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