Down to the Wire: Senate Infrastructure Talks to Continue through the Weekend in Hopes of Monday Deal

ISSUE / Week of July 19, 2021

  • July 23,2021 |

    Down to the Wire: Senate Infrastructure Talks to Continue through the Weekend in Hopes of Monday Deal

    Infrastructure
    The group of 21 (or is it 22 now) bipartisan Senators who are working with the White House and Senate committees to translate a two-page infrastructure outline into real legislation will work all...
  • July 23,2021 |

    DOT, Corps Funding Included in $2T “Minibus” Package Headed for House Vote Next Week

    Appropriations,FY22
    A seven-bill "minibus" package of appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2022, which includes the Transportation-HUD and Energy and Water Development bills, is headed to the House floor next...
Diversity in Aviation and Aerospace Industry Receives Attention in House Hearing
Aviation,Workforce development

Diversity in Aviation and Aerospace Industry Receives Attention in House Hearing

On Tuesday, July 20, the Subcommittee on Aviation of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing entitled, “Bridging the Gap: Improving Diversity and Inclusion in the...

Earmark Patterns in the House’s INVEST Act
Federal Funding,FY22,Highways,Transit

Earmark Patterns in the House’s INVEST Act

The Federal Highway Administration has completed its highway funding projections under the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 3684), as passed by the House, which includes a tally of all the highway and...

Debt Limit Complicates This Year’s Fiscal Endgame
Federal Budget

Debt Limit Complicates This Year’s Fiscal Endgame

As if a 50-50 Senate, a five-seat majority in the House, a bipartisan infrastructure bill written outside the committee process, and a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill don't already make...

Pre-1960s Attempts to Create a U.S. Department of Transportation – Part 6 – Ike’s Cabinet Committee Disobeys Orders

Pre-1960s Attempts to Create a U.S. Department of Transportation – Part 6 – Ike’s Cabinet Committee Disobeys Orders

Part of an ongoing series documenting attempts to centralize the organization of federal responsibilities for transportation: Part 1 – Defining “Transportation,” 1923-1942 (April 3,...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 26, 2021

Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 26, 2021

Monday, July 26 – House Rules – full committee hearing on H.R. 4502, the "minibus" FY 2022 appropriations package that includes the Transportation-HUD bill – 2:00 p.m., H-313, The...

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