House to Start “Budget Reconciliation” Process for COVID Aid and Stimulus Next Week

ISSUE / Week of January 25, 2021

  • January 29,2021 |

    House to Start “Budget Reconciliation” Process for COVID Aid and Stimulus Next Week

    Federal Budget,FY21
    Next week, the House of Representatives is expected to start the process of using "budget reconciliation" to pass President Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion COVID relief and economic stimulus bill, a...
  • January 29,2021 |

    Senate Sets Buttigieg Vote for Noon Tuesday

    USDOT
    The U.S. Senate has scheduled the vote on confirmation of Pete Buttigieg's nomination for Secretary of Transportation to occur at 12 noon on Tuesday, February 2. Assuming the almost-certain favorable...
Research on Low Speed Automated Vehicles Demonstrates Their Limitations and Potential
Automated Vehicles,Transit Technology

Research on Low Speed Automated Vehicles Demonstrates Their Limitations and Potential

During the final week of the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting, the Transit Cooperative Research Program released “Low-Speed Automated Vehicles (LSAVs) in Public Transportation.”...

Notable Themes at the Transportation Research Board’s 2021 Annual Meeting

Notable Themes at the Transportation Research Board’s 2021 Annual Meeting

Over several weeks in January, Eno policy staff attended the virtual Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting. The event, which typically draws tens of thousands of attendees from all around the...

New Biden Order Creates Federal Climate-Focused Policy Coordination
Emissions,Environment,Federal Governance

New Biden Order Creates Federal Climate-Focused Policy Coordination

President Biden signed a new executive order on January 27 adopting new policies and policymaking structure regarding climate change and its central place in the domestic policy firmament. Biden's...

Biden Centralizes Buy America Waiver Process at OMB
Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Infrastructure

Biden Centralizes Buy America Waiver Process at OMB

President Biden signed an order on January 25 (Executive Order 14005) setting domestic content/preference policies for his Administration and repealing President Trump's orders in that same policy...

Full House T&I Membership List for New Congress Named
Federal Governance

Full House T&I Membership List for New Congress Named

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has had its membership for the new 117th Congress formally elected, and Democrats have named the subcommittee chairmen as well. New chairmen....

Eno’s Jeff Davis to Receive P.D. McLean Award from The Road Gang

Eno’s Jeff Davis to Receive P.D. McLean Award from The Road Gang

The Eno Center for Transportation’s Jeff Davis has recently been selected to receive the P.D. McLean Award by The Road Gang, a group of business and government executives, engineers and...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of February 1, 2021

Capitol Hill Events – Week of February 1, 2021

Thursday, February 4 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – full committee organizational meeting for the 117th Congress, followed immediately by a full committee hearing on protecting...

Eno Welcomes Jennifer Aument to its Board of Directors

Eno Welcomes Jennifer Aument to its Board of Directors

The Eno Center for Transportation is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Aument to its Board of Directors. The Board is made up of distinguished leaders from across the transportation...

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