Ways and Means Chairman Indicates Short-Term HTF Extension In the Offing

ISSUE / Week of March 23, 2015

  • September 09,2015 |

    Ways and Means Chairman Indicates Short-Term HTF Extension In the Offing

    Federal Funding,Federal Governance
    March 26, 2015 Congress is taking the next two weeks off for the traditional Easter-Passover District Work Period. When they return to Washington on April 13, just seven weeks will remain until...
  • September 09,2015 |

    Senate Committee OK’s Freight Rail Regulation; PTC Deadline Extension Bills

    Federal Governance,Freight
    March 26, 2015 The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee yesterday approved two significant pieces of freight rail legislation by voice vote. One was a modified version of...
Section-by-Section Summary of S. 808, the Senate STB Reauthorization Bill, As Reported
Appropriations,Commuter Rail,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Highways,Public transit,Rail,Railroads

Section-by-Section Summary of S. 808, the Senate STB Reauthorization Bill, As Reported

SECTION-BY-SECTION SUMMARY OF S. 808, SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2015 The bill redesignates sections 701 through 706 of title 49 U.S.C. as sections 1321 through...

Comparing the Investigation Provisions of S. 808 With Last Year’s Bill
Federal Governance,Governance

Comparing the Investigation Provisions of S. 808 With Last Year’s Bill

Text in roman type is text from last year’s bill (S. 2777, 113th Congress). Text of that bill that is not included in S. 808 is in strikethrough type and new text in S. 808 that was not in S. 2777...

Senate Hearing Examines Drone Aircraft Safety
Aviation,Aviation Safety,Federal Governance,Governance,Unmanned Aerial Systems

Senate Hearing Examines Drone Aircraft Safety

March 26, 2015 The Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security met yesterday for a hearing to “examine broadly the potential beneficial uses for unmanned aircraft systems...

House Panel Examines FAA Structural Reform Options
Air Traffic Control,Airports,Aviation,Aviation Workforce,Federal Governance,Governance

House Panel Examines FAA Structural Reform Options

March 26, 2015 The House Aviation Subcommittee continued work on the upcoming Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization with a hearing titled “Options for FAA Air Traffic Control...

House T&I Hears State and Local Perspectives on Surface Reauthorization
Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Highways,Local governance,Public transit,State Governance

House T&I Hears State and Local Perspectives on Surface Reauthorization

March 26, 2015 Last week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held the second of a two-part hearing series on upcoming surface transportation reauthorization bill. Part one was...

House Passes FY16 Budget; Senate Still Debating
Airports,Appropriations,Aviation,Environment,Federal Budget,Federal Governance,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Homeland security,Public transit

House Passes FY16 Budget; Senate Still Debating

March 26, 2015 It’s budget week on Capitol Hill - the House and Senate are considering the annual budget blueprints on the floors of both chambers. The House plan (H. Con. Res. 27) was adopted...

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