Schumer, Manchin Unveil Surprise Budget Reconciliation Deal

ISSUE / Week of July 25, 2022

  • July 28,2022 |

    Schumer, Manchin Unveil Surprise Budget Reconciliation Deal

    Budget,FY22
    (Revised somewhat on July 29, 2022) Washington was stunned late yesterday afternoon when mercurial Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced that he had reached a deal with Senate Majority Leader Chuck...
  • July 29,2022 |

    Senate Appropriators Give USDOT $1.27 Billion More than House for FY 2023

    As part of the Senate Appropriations Committee's 12-bill drop yesterday, their draft Transportation-HUD funding bill for fiscal 2023 was released (bill text here, draft committee report here). Click...
Leahy Unveils Senate Democrats’ Appropriations Plans for Fiscal 2023
Appropriations,FY23

Leahy Unveils Senate Democrats’ Appropriations Plans for Fiscal 2023

The chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Patrick Leahy (D-VT), yesterday announced his approach to funding the federal government for fiscal 2023 and released the text of the draft...

Senate Releases FY23 Corps of Engineers Funding While Passing WRDA Bill
Appropriations,FY23,Ports

Senate Releases FY23 Corps of Engineers Funding While Passing WRDA Bill

Yesterday, the Senate took two separate steps forward on funding and policy direction for the water resources program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Senate Appropriations Committee released...

Representatives Discuss the Impacts of Leaded Aviation Fuel on Communities and Children
Aircraft,Airlines,Aviation Safety

Representatives Discuss the Impacts of Leaded Aviation Fuel on Communities and Children

Some general aviation aircraft use high-compression piston engines, which requires gasoline with a high octane level. While lower-compression automobile engines have been able to phase out lead,...

Text of Schumer-Manchin EV Tax Credit Language
Electric Vehicles

Text of Schumer-Manchin EV Tax Credit Language

Section 13401 of the new budget reconciliation bill draft offered by Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Chuck Schumer (D-WV) revises, extends, and expands the existing tax credit for purchases of...

FTA Opens Applications for Initial $343M Tranche of Transit Station Accessibility Grants
Accessibility,FY22,Transit

FTA Opens Applications for Initial $343M Tranche of Transit Station Accessibility Grants

Federal transportation officials this week announced the opening of an application round for a new federal grant program that will help agencies fund retrofits of subway stations to comply with...

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