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Eno Transportation Weekly

Week of December 10, 2018

In This Issue

Bridges, Environment, Freight, Highways, Interstate Highway System, Streets, Traffic safety
Op-Ed: The Future of the Interstate Highway System
December 14, 2018 – TRB’s new report on the future of the Interstate Highway System falls short of the bold vision needed to solve the system’s intractable problems.
Federal governance, Governance
New Committee Leaders, Members for 116th Congress Announced
December 14, 2018 More announcements regarding committee assignments and leaders for the upcoming 116th Congress were made this week. House Democratic Chairmen. Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) officially announced on December 12 what many... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check out our membership options. Username Password Remember [...]
Appropriations, Federal budget, Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance
FY20 Defense Boost Could Also Lift Non-Defense Spending
December 14, 2018 Even as Congressional leaders are trying to figure out how to finish appropriations for fiscal year 2019, the Administration is preparing the fiscal 2020 budget request, due on the first Monday in February. And President Trump ha... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check [...]
Federal funding, Federal governance, Governance
Tax Extenders Package May Wait Until Next Year
December 14, 2018 A $30 billion package of tax extenders, which included a permanent (albeit reduced) extension of the tax credit for railroad maintenance for Class II and III railroads, was dropped from the latest version of year-end tax legislat... Sorry - you don't have access to this item. Please log in below, or check [...]
Federal governance, Governance
Time Running Out for Trump Nominees
December 14, 2018 – With less than three weeks left until the end of the 115th Congress, twelve of President Trump’s transportation-related nominees are still pending on the Senate’s Executive Calendar, and five more are pending in committee.
Amtrak, Aviation, Federal budget, Federal funding, Federal governance, Freight, Fuel tax, Governance, Highway Trust Fund, Homeland security, Public transit
CBO Updates Savings Estimates from Spending and Tax Choices
December 14, 2018 – This week, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office issued its biennial report updating a wide menu of revenue increase and spending cut options and the amount by which each of the 121 options would decrease federal deficits over the coming years.
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