House Passes FY16 Corps of Engineers Funding

ISSUE / Week of May 4, 2015

  • September 09,2015 |

    House Passes FY16 Corps of Engineers Funding

    Appropriations,Environment
    May 6, 2015 The House of Representatives passed the fiscal 2016 appropriations bill that funds the Army Corps of Engineers water resources program on May 1 by a vote of 240 to 177. Just 10...
  • September 09,2015 |

    Sens. Wyden, Hoeven Propose $180 Billion Infrastructure Bonding Plan

    Federal Funding,Federal Governance
    May 6, 2015 Senate Finance Committee ranking minority member Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) this week announced a new proposal to promote public-private partnerships in...
Congressional Estimators Deal Blow To Repatriation Holiday Concept
Federal Governance,Governance,Highway Trust Fund

Congressional Estimators Deal Blow To Repatriation Holiday Concept

May 6, 2015 The official scorekeepers of Congressional legislation that would change tax law dealt a potentially fatal blow last week to the idea of using receipts from a one-time repatriation...

Interesting Chart of the Week
Airports,Commuter Rail,Federal Funding,Governance,Highways,Local governance,Public transit,Rail,Railroads,State Governance

Interesting Chart of the Week

May 6, 2015 When looking at federal spending programs over a long period of time, the actual dollar amounts are not particularly useful because the value of a dollar changes over time...

Leaders Continue Mulling 2-Month vs 7-Month HTF Extension
Federal Funding,Federal Governance,Governance,Highway Trust Fund,Highways

Leaders Continue Mulling 2-Month vs 7-Month HTF Extension

May 6, 2015 Even though the House of Representatives is out of town this week, discussion continues on how Congress should handle the impending expiration of Highway Trust Fund expenditure...

DOT Issues Long-Awaited Rail Car Rule
Federal Governance,Freight,Freight rail,Governance,Rail,Rail Safety,Railroads

DOT Issues Long-Awaited Rail Car Rule

May 6, 2015 Last Friday, U.S. DOT released its much-anticipated rulemaking for shipping crude oil and other liquid energy products by rail, including the gradual phase-out of existing tank cars...

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