Surface Transportation Programs Extended to Dec. 3 While Budget Reconciliation Bill Gets Refined

ISSUE / Week of October 25, 2021

  • October 29,2021 |

    Surface Transportation Programs Extended to Dec. 3 While Budget Reconciliation Bill Gets Refined

    FY22,Highway Trust Fund
    Last night, the U.S. House and Senate have both agreed to another one-month extension of federal surface transportation funding authorizations. The new bill (H.R. 5763), a simple and policy-free...
  • October 29,2021 |

    Mandatory Cybersecurity Incident Reporting, Better Protection Measures for Critical Infrastructures Pushed at Homeland Security Committee Hearing

    Cybersecurity,Data
    This past Tuesday, the House Homeland Security Committee convened a hearing to discuss cybersecurity mandates on nationally significant infrastructure sectors such as aviation, rail, and pipelines....
Revised Budget Reconciliation Bill Keeps Transit and HSR Funding, Cuts $18 Billion From Other T&I Priorities
FY22

Revised Budget Reconciliation Bill Keeps Transit and HSR Funding, Cuts $18 Billion From Other T&I Priorities

The revised budget reconciliation bill released yesterday afternoon by House Democratic leaders decreases the size of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's contribution by about $18...

Revised Reconciliation Bill Drops Infrastructure Financing and Bonding Provisions, but EV and Alt Fuel Provisions Survive
Electric Vehicles,Infrastructure

Revised Reconciliation Bill Drops Infrastructure Financing and Bonding Provisions, but EV and Alt Fuel Provisions Survive

The revised version of the budget reconciliation bill released by House Democratic leaders this week jettisoned most of the infrastructure financing and bonding provisions that had been included by...

HSR, Transit Funding in Reconciliation May Rely on 5-Year Cutoff, “Tapered Match” Grants
Funding & Finance,High-Speed Rail

HSR, Transit Funding in Reconciliation May Rely on 5-Year Cutoff, “Tapered Match” Grants

In the Byzantine budget reconciliation process, one of the big prohibitions is that each committee's contribution to the bill has to be deficit-neutral after the scorekeeping period covered by the...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of November 1, 2021

Capitol Hill Events – Week of November 1, 2021

Wednesday, November 3 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee hearing on FAA implementation of aviation safety reform (Administrator Dickson to testify) – 10:00 a.m.,...

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