Reconciliation Bill On Hold Pending Unemployment Insurance Agreement

ISSUE / Week of March 1, 2021

  • March 05,2021 |

    Reconciliation Bill On Hold Pending Unemployment Insurance Agreement

    Appropriations,Federal Funding
    The only thing more tedious than a Senate vote-a-rama is, apparently, a suspended vote-a-rama. The period of post-debate amendment voting (on amendments to a budget resolution or budget...
  • March 05,2021 |

    Biden Meets With Bipartisan House Members on Infrastructure

    Federal Funding,Highways & Streets
    President Joe Biden hosted an Oval Office meeting yesterday with a bipartisan group of House members to discuss infrastructure legislation, but not only did no plan emerge (to be expected), after the...
An Update on the Precarious State of the Aviation Industry
Airports,Aviation,Aviation Workforce,Federal Funding

An Update on the Precarious State of the Aviation Industry

COVID-19 has landed the aviation industry in the largest crisis in its history. With the pandemic still ongoing and passengers levels still significantly down, the Aviation Subcommittee of the House...

House Democrats Bring Back Appropriations Earmarks, but Transportation Scope Unclear
Appropriations,FY21

House Democrats Bring Back Appropriations Earmarks, but Transportation Scope Unclear

The new chairman of the House Appropriations Committee announced on February 26 (in a 5 p.m. Friday afternoon news dump) that the committee is bringing back "earmarks" of projects directed to...

T&I Democrats Announce They Will Earmark Their Infrastructure Bills
Federal Funding,Highways & Streets,Transit

T&I Democrats Announce They Will Earmark Their Infrastructure Bills

This week, the Democratic leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee announced that they would accept requests from members for earmarked highway and mass transit projects in...

Trottenberg Gets Good Reception At Senate Confirmation Hearing
USDOT

Trottenberg Gets Good Reception At Senate Confirmation Hearing

Polly Trottenberg, President Biden's nominee to serve as Deputy Secretary of Transportation, got a good reception March 3 at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science and...

Eno Welcomes New Board Members

Eno Welcomes New Board Members

(Washington, DC) – The Eno Center for Transportation announces the appointment of a new slate of members to its Board of Advisors, Board of Regents, and Digital Cities Advisory Board. Eno’s...

UK Government Proposes £22B Infrastructure Bank
Infrastructure

UK Government Proposes £22B Infrastructure Bank

This week, as part of the annual budget message, the government of United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson proposed to create a national Infrastructure Bank, to be located in Leeds (not London)...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 8, 2021

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 8, 2021

Wednesday, March 10 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials – subcommittee on why rail is relevant for economic and...

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