House Passes Budget, Sets Sept. 27 As Passage Deadline for Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

ISSUE / Week of August 23, 2021

  • August 24,2021 |

    House Passes Budget, Sets Sept. 27 As Passage Deadline for Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

    Highway Trust Fund,Infrastructure
    By a perfectly attended party-line vote of 220 to 212, the House of Representatives has adopted a special rule (H. Res. 601) that automatically passes the Senate-passed budget blueprint (S. Con. Res....
  • August 27,2021 |

    Breaking Down the $3.5 Trillion Budget Reconciliation Plan

    Budget,FY22
    Now that both chambers of Congress have agreed to the same version of S. Con. Res. 14, the budget resolution for fiscal 2022, the committees of the House can start producing their portions of the...
How Transit Got Traded Away in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal
Appropriations,Transit

How Transit Got Traded Away in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

How did additional funding for public transit go from $85 billion (really $110 billion) in President Biden's American Jobs Plan, down to $48.5 billion in the June bipartisan infrastructure...

The Infrastructure Bill’s Twin 2027 Problems
Federal Funding,Highway Trust Fund,Infrastructure

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 reauthorize, and robustly fund, federal surface transportation programs...

Tentative House Committee Schedules for Budget Reconciliation

Tentative House Committee Schedules for Budget Reconciliation

Per the good folks at Punchbowl News, here are the tentative House committee schedules for consideration of their portions of the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill for fiscal year...

Be Part of the Conversation
Sign up to receive news, events, publications, and course notifications.
No thanks