House Passes 30-Day Surface Extension as Infrastructure Bill Shelved Temporarily

ISSUE / Week of September 27, 2021

  • October 01,2021 |

    House Passes 30-Day Surface Extension as Infrastructure Bill Shelved Temporarily

    Federal Funding,FY22
    After a day-long lapse in Highway Trust Fund spending authority and the furlough of some 3,700 U.S. Department of Transportation employees, the House of Representatives at 8:13 p.m. this evening...
  • October 01,2021 |

    T&I Hearing Assesses COVID Funding for Transit

    Public health,Transit
    Yesterday, the full House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing titled “Assessing the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Relief and Response Efforts and its Impact – Part...
FY22 CR Enacted; Appropriations Through December 3 Pro-Rated to Agencies Today
Appropriations,FY22

FY22 CR Enacted; Appropriations Through December 3 Pro-Rated to Agencies Today

Yesterday evening, President Biden signed into law a $285 billion stopgap spending bill that kept the federal government open (except for the Highway Trust Fund, which has its own problems) after...

The Case Against Mega Contracts in Mega Transit Projects
Project Delivery,Public transit

The Case Against Mega Contracts in Mega Transit Projects

This article is focused on aspects of Eno’s latest report: Saving Time and Making Cents: A Blueprint for Building Transit Better. For more information about project delivery, register today for...

T&I Hearing Examines Ferry Services and Federal Subsidies
Transit

T&I Hearing Examines Ferry Services and Federal Subsidies

On September 28, T&I’s Highways and Transit Subcommittee held a hearing, titled “Examining the Role of Ferries in Improving Mobility.” On a subcommittee where most matters are starkly...

Senate Faces More Debt Limit Drama Next Week
Federal Funding

Senate Faces More Debt Limit Drama Next Week

The U.S. Senate will have more debt ceiling showdown votes next week. The drama started on September 27, when the Senate failed, by a party-line vote of 49 to 49 (60 votes being necessary) to shut...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of October 4, 2021

Capitol Hill Events – Week of October 4, 2021

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 – Senate Environment and Public Works – full committee hearing on Corps of Engineers response to Hurricane Ida – 10:00 a.m., SD-406 Dirksen.  

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