July 27, 2015 11:34 p.m. – Senate Invokes Cloture on DRIVE Act

ISSUE / Week of July 27, 2015

  • September 09,2015 |

    July 27, 2015 11:34 p.m. – Senate Invokes Cloture on DRIVE Act

    Commuter Rail,Federal Funding
    The U.S. Senate has voted, 62 to 32, to invoke cloture on the DRIVE Act (the surface transportation reauthorization bill offered as Senate Amendment 2266 to an unrelated veterans bill, H.R. 22). The...
  • September 09,2015 |

    July 29, 2015 – Senate Moves DRIVE Act Along

    Federal Funding,Federal Governance
    The U.S. Senate has voted to move its surface transportation bill farther along towards final passage tomorrow. The Senate voted, 62 to 38, to adopt the DRIVE Act as an amendment to the unrelated...
July 30, 2015 9:52 a.m. – House and Senate Almost Over DRIVE
Amtrak,Federal Governance,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways,Positive Train Control,Public transit,Rail,Rail Safety,Railroads,Traffic Safety

July 30, 2015 9:52 a.m. – House and Senate Almost Over DRIVE

July 30, 2015 The Senate today is expected to pass both short-term and longer-term surface transportation legislation that will lay the groundwork for House-Senate negotiations on the long-term...

July 31, 2015 11:37 a.m. – DRIVE Wrap-Up
Federal Governance,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways

July 31, 2015 11:37 a.m. – DRIVE Wrap-Up

A bit of wrap-up from a hectic week: The Clerk of the House is expected to deliver the enrolled text of H.R. 3236, the Highway Trust Fund extension to October 29, to the White House today so that...

July 27, 2015 11:09 a.m. – The HTF Saga Continues (On A Sunday)
Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways

July 27, 2015 11:09 a.m. – The HTF Saga Continues (On A Sunday)

The Senate held a three-hour session on Sunday afternoon to advance consideration of the surface transportation reauthorization bill (McConnell amendment 2266 to H.R. 22, a.k.a. the DRIVE...

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