Shuster May Unveil Infrastructure Bill by July 31

ISSUE / Week of July 9, 2018

  • July 13,2018 |

    Shuster May Unveil Infrastructure Bill by July 31

    FASTLANE,Federal Governance
    July 13, 2018 The infrastructure legislation that House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) has quietly been working on for weeks could be unveiled by the end of this...
  • July 11,2018 |

    What’s the Purpose of Mass Transit? Part 3 – From HUD to DOT

    Federal Governance,Governance
    July 11, 2018 Federal mass transit programs were moved from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to the Department of Transportation 50 years ago this month – on July 1, 1968. That...
Senate Action on Modified FAA Bill Still Possible in July-August
Airlines,Airports,Aviation,Aviation Safety,Federal Governance,Governance,Maritime

Senate Action on Modified FAA Bill Still Possible in July-August

July 13, 2018 It is still possible – but by no means certain – that the U.S. Senate could consider the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill (S. 1405) in the next two or three...

Senate EPW Holds Hearing on Low-cost Federal Infrastructure Loans
Bridges,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Highways,Public transit,Streets

Senate EPW Holds Hearing on Low-cost Federal Infrastructure Loans

July 12, 2018 Amidst an ongoing discussion of investing in U.S. infrastructure, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing, “The Long-term Value to U.S. Taxpayers of...

House Subcommittee Examines Drug-Impaired Driving
Federal Governance,Governance,Traffic Safety

House Subcommittee Examines Drug-Impaired Driving

July 12, 2018 There was no shortage of expectations for how local, state, and federal efforts can help combat drug-impaired driving at Wednesday’s hearing of the House Subcommittee on Digital...

Highway “Devolution” Bill Introduced in Senate (Again)
FASTLANE,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Fuel tax,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways,Public transit,State Governance

Highway “Devolution” Bill Introduced in Senate (Again)

July 13, 2018 The latest variant of legislation to turn responsibility for most highway funding back to states, eliminate most federal mass transit spending, and reduce federal gasoline and diesel...

House Subcommittee Roundtable Agrees on Expanding FAA’s Authority to Regulate Drones
Aviation,Aviation Safety,Federal Governance,Governance,Unmanned Aerial Systems

House Subcommittee Roundtable Agrees on Expanding FAA’s Authority to Regulate Drones

July 12, 2018 There was widespread agreement on the need to reform laws governing how the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can regulate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at a roundtable hosted...

FY19 Appropriations Process Slows
Appropriations,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance

FY19 Appropriations Process Slows

July 13, 2018 Last month, the House of Representatives seemed to be making good headway on the appropriations bills for fiscal year 2019. Since the lumping of all twelve 2018 bills into one...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 16, 2018
Federal Governance,Governance,Homeland security,Resilience

Capitol Hill Events – Week of July 16, 2018

Wednesday, July 18 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on  Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management – subcommittee hearing on recovery from natural...

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