Senate Hopes To Avert Partial DHS Shutdown But Obstacles Still Remain

ISSUE / Week of February 23, 2015

  • September 09,2015 |

    Senate Hopes To Avert Partial DHS Shutdown But Obstacles Still Remain

    Appropriations,Federal Governance
    February 26, 2015 The Senate cleared a major procedural hurdle on the path to preventing a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security (scheduled for midnight tomorrow night), but...
  • September 09,2015 |

    Almost 2/3 of House Members Sign Pro-Infrastructure Funding Letter

    Federal Funding,Federal Governance
    February 26, 2015 Reps. Reid Ribble (R-WI) and Dan Lipinski (D-IL) this week released a letter dated February 11 and signed by a total of 284 House members (nearly two-thirds of the total) in...
House T&I Aviation Roundtable Examines Air Traffic Control Modernization
Air Traffic Control,Aircraft,Airports,Aviation,Aviation Safety,Aviation Workforce,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance

House T&I Aviation Roundtable Examines Air Traffic Control Modernization

February 26, 2015 Yesterday, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Aviation held a roundtable policy discussion on the “issues regarding modernization and...

House Hearing Examines Flight Tracking and Lessons of MH370
Aircraft,Aviation,Aviation Safety,Federal Governance,Governance

House Hearing Examines Flight Tracking and Lessons of MH370

February 26, 2015 March 8 marks the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. MH370 was flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Beijing Capital...

Amtrak Requests $2 Billion For FY16 Operations, NEC Modernization
Amtrak,Appropriations,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Rail,Railroads

Amtrak Requests $2 Billion For FY16 Operations, NEC Modernization

February 26, 2015 The White House’s official budget request for Amtrak this year is part of the GROW AMERICA surface transportation reauthorization proposal. Huge passenger rail spending...

Senate EPW Hearing Denounces Devolution, Congressional Inaction
Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Fuel tax,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways,Public transit

Senate EPW Hearing Denounces Devolution, Congressional Inaction

February 26, 2015 A hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee yesterday appeared to be called with the main purpose of discrediting the “devolution” proposal pushed by some...

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