Odds and Ends – Week of March 9, 2015

ISSUE / Week of March 9, 2015

  • September 09,2015 |

    Odds and Ends – Week of March 9, 2015

    Aviation Safety,Federal Governance
    The GAO has issued a new report entitled Auto Safety: Status of NHTSA’s Redesign of Its Crashworthiness Data System. It can be read at https://goo.gl/jLpyff The GAO has issued a new report...
  • September 09,2015 |

    CBO Says HTF Spending More Slowly; Size of Next Bailout Shrinks

    Appropriations,Federal Budget
    March 11, 2015 The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released its updated baseline projections for federal spending and revenue earlier this week. CBO had issued a preliminary baseline in...
Congressional Estimating Body Says White House Tax Plan Not Enough To Pay For GROW AMERICA
Federal Budget,Federal Governance,Governance,Highway Trust Fund

Congressional Estimating Body Says White House Tax Plan Not Enough To Pay For GROW AMERICA

March 11, 2015 The tax estimating body used by Congress has determined that the President’s proposed funding offset for the GROW AMERICA surface transportation reauthorization bill falls $21...

Treasury Releases 5-Year Projections For Other Trust Funds
Aircraft,Airports,Aviation,Federal Budget,Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Fuel tax,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways,Maritime,Ports

Treasury Releases 5-Year Projections For Other Trust Funds

March 11, 2015 The President’s budget, released last month, gave long-term cash flow forecasts for the largest federal trust fund accounts, like Social Security and Medicare, as well as the...

Supreme Court Rules Amtrak Is A Governmental, Not Private, Entity
Amtrak,Commuter Rail,Federal Governance,Freight rail,Governance,Rail,Railroads

Supreme Court Rules Amtrak Is A Governmental, Not Private, Entity

March 11, 2015 On Monday, for the second time in two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in a railroad case. In U.S. DOT vs. Association of American Railroads, the Court held that...

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