House Appropriators Give USDOT 3.2% Boost in Discretionary Spending for 2023

ISSUE / Week of June 20, 2022

  • June 23,2022 |

    House Appropriators Give USDOT 3.2% Boost in Discretionary Spending for 2023

    Appropriations,FY23
    Late this afternoon, the House Subcommittee on Transportation-Housing Appropriations approved a draft appropriations bill for fiscal year 2023 for those departments. A full committee markup is...
  • June 22,2022 |

    White House Endorses 3-Month Gasoline Tax Holiday

    Fuel tax,Highway Trust Fund
    President Biden today endorsed a three-month suspension of the 18.4 cent-per-gallon federal excise tax on gasoline. The President made televised remarks at 2 p.m. (transcript here) which urged...
How Did the Administration’s “$4 Billion Substitution” Fare in the House Funding Bill?
Appropriations,FY23

How Did the Administration’s “$4 Billion Substitution” Fare in the House Funding Bill?

The basic outline for the fiscal 2023 discretionary budget proposal for the Department of Transportation, compared with the just-enacted fiscal 2022 omnibus appropriations bill, looked pretty simple:...

House Appropriators Approve Spending Plan for FY23
Appropriations,FY23

House Appropriators Approve Spending Plan for FY23

Today, the House Appropriations Committee approved a plan to subdivide $1.6 trillion in discretionary spending for fiscal year 2023 amongst its twelve subcommittees. The plan was approved by a...

House Panel Gives $546M Boost to Water Resources Appropriations
Appropriations,FY23,Ports

House Panel Gives $546M Boost to Water Resources Appropriations

The House Appropriations Committee has released a draft bill that increases the regular budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' water resources program by $546 million over the amount enacted in...

Eno Welcomes Morgan State City Planning Master’s Candidate as 2022 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow
Eno Announcements

Eno Welcomes Morgan State City Planning Master’s Candidate as 2022 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow

The Eno Center for Transportation has selected Ethan McLeod as our 2022 Thomas J. O’Bryant Fellow. The fellowship is designed to provide a professional development opportunity for aspiring...

Nominations News: Senate Panel OK’s FMCSA Head, MWAA Board Member; POTUS Makes STB Nominee; Sully Out at ICAO
Aviation,Federal Governance,Safety & Security

Nominations News: Senate Panel OK’s FMCSA Head, MWAA Board Member; POTUS Makes STB Nominee; Sully Out at ICAO

There was a smattering of transportation nomination news in Washington this week. The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on June 22 approved two more Presidential nominees for...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 27, 2022

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 27, 2022

Thursday, June 30 – House Appropriations – full committee business meeting to mark up the draft fiscal 2023 Transportation-HUD and Lab0r-HHS-Education bills – 10:00 a.m., 1100...

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