Short-Term Appropriations Extension to Carry One-Year, Flat-Line HTF Funding Extension

ISSUE / Week of September 14, 2020

  • September 18,2020 |

    Short-Term Appropriations Extension to Carry One-Year, Flat-Line HTF Funding Extension

    Appropriations,FY21
    Congress is waiting for the release of the text of a package of stopgap appropriations and other extensions that are scheduled for House action next week, against a expiration deadline of September...
  • September 18,2020 |

    $1 Billion in BUILD Grants Announced by USDOT

    FY20,Highways & Streets
    The U.S. Department of Transportation on September 16 announced the selectees for $1 billion in surface transportation grants from the BUILD program (formerly known as TIGER). “This...
Guest Op-Ed: Annoyance and Drones: How Optimizing Flight Paths Can Reduce Potential Noise Impacts
Unmanned Aerial Systems

Guest Op-Ed: Annoyance and Drones: How Optimizing Flight Paths Can Reduce Potential Noise Impacts

Drones are cost effective and easy to operate. However, the same physical characteristics that make multicopter drones appealing, such as their small size and associated high/irregular blade speeds,...

House Democrats Release Critical Report on 737 MAX As Senate Panel Postpones Certification Bill
Aircraft,Aviation Safety

House Democrats Release Critical Report on 737 MAX As Senate Panel Postpones Certification Bill

This week, Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released a 238-page investigative report on the actions of the Boeing corporation and the Federal Aviation Administration...

FTA Signs Grant Agreements for San Francisco, Minneapolis Rail Transit Projects
Federal Funding,Transit

FTA Signs Grant Agreements for San Francisco, Minneapolis Rail Transit Projects

The Federal Transit Administration announced this week that it signed two more full funding grant agreements (FFGAs) for mass transit projects under the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) program. The...

Culmination of a Four-Year Research Project: Eno’s Work on Eisenhower
Governance

Culmination of a Four-Year Research Project: Eno’s Work on Eisenhower

In celebration of the dedication of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in downtown Washington this week, Eno’s Jeff Davis published the results of a four-year research project into the...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 21, 2020

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 21, 2020

Monday, September 21 – House Rules – full committee hearing on H.R. ___, Continuing Appropriations and Other Extensions Act, plus other business – 1:00 p.m., H-313, The Capitol. Tuesday,...

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