FY20 Starts Slowly in House; Transportation-HUD Spending at Rules Next Week

ISSUE / Week of June 10, 2019

  • June 14,2019

    FY20 Starts Slowly in House; Transportation-HUD Spending at Rules Next Week

    Appropriations,FY20
    June 14, 2019 The House of Representatives finally started considering general appropriations bills for fiscal year 2020 this week, but there were early snags when a small core of...
  • June 14,2019

    2019 Future Leaders Development Conference (LDC) Recap

    Eno Announcements
    For over 26 years, the Eno Center for Transportation has recruited the best and brightest graduate students in transportation to the nation’s capital as Fellows for the Future Leaders Development...
Takeaways from the Future Leaders Development Conference: Perspectives from 2019 Alumni
Eno Announcements

Takeaways from the Future Leaders Development Conference: Perspectives from 2019 Alumni

June 14, 2019 (2019 LDC Fellows Pedro Adorno Maldonado, April Gadsby, Jeremy Halpern, De’Von Jennings, Jessica Lazarus, Nicole McGrath, Krishna Murthy Gurumurthy, and Corrie Parish contributed...

Amendments Filed to FY20 Transportation Appropriations with the House Rules Committee
Appropriations,FY20

Amendments Filed to FY20 Transportation Appropriations with the House Rules Committee

June 14, 2019 (updated through June 17, 8:15 p.m. to reflect amendments added/updated since mid-afternoon June 14). Pursuant to the House Rules Committee's announcement that it will meet next week...

DOT Requests Applications for $293 Million in Port Improvement Funding
Freight,Maritime,Ports

DOT Requests Applications for $293 Million in Port Improvement Funding

June 14, 2019 This week, the U.S. Department of Transportation requested applications for $293 million in port infrastructure grant funding under a new program created by the 2019 Transportation...

House Hearing Looks at Trucking Workforce, Safety Concerns
Freight,Highways,Trucking

House Hearing Looks at Trucking Workforce, Safety Concerns

June 13, 2019 The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit held a hearing on Wednesday, June 12. The hearing called eight expert witnesses to testify on the...

House Appropriators Approve FY20 Homeland Funding
Appropriations,FY20,Homeland security

House Appropriators Approve FY20 Homeland Funding

June 14, 2019 The House Appropriations Committee on June 11 approved a $64 billion draft bill making appropriations for the Homeland Security Department for fiscal year 2020. The text of the...

$326M in FY18 CRISI Grants Include Mobile to New Orleans Amtrak Restoration
Federal Funding,Freight rail,Funding & Finance,FY18,Rail

$326M in FY18 CRISI Grants Include Mobile to New Orleans Amtrak Restoration

This week, the Federal Railroad Administration announced that it had selected projects to receive $326 million in railroad grants from the fiscal year 2018 appropriation for the CRISI grant program...

Perspective: Infrastructure and “Investment” Spending in the Big Budget Picture
Infrastructure

Perspective: Infrastructure and “Investment” Spending in the Big Budget Picture

June 13, 2019 How much money does the federal government currently spend on "infrastructure"? It's a question that needs to be answered in order to put calls for increased infrastructure spending...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 17, 2019

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 17, 2019

Tuesday, June 18 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – Subcommittee on Security – subcommittee hearing on drone security, focusing on enhancing innovation and mitigating supply chain...

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