FY23 Appropriations Process Begins in House

ISSUE / Weeks of May 30 and June 6, 2022

  • June 09,2022 |

    FY23 Appropriations Process Begins in House

    Appropriations,FY23
    The annual appropriations process for fiscal year 2023 started in the House of Representatives this week when the House on June 8 adopted a resolution (H. Res. 1121) giving the House Appropriations...
  • June 10,2022 |

    Lawmakers Discuss Road Safety, Spike in Traffic Deaths at House Hearing

    Highway Safety,Traffic Safety
    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Highways and Transit held a hearing this week on how to improve the nation’s road infrastructure and reduce traffic deaths....
Phil Washington Rumored for FAA Administrator
Aviation,Federal Governance

Phil Washington Rumored for FAA Administrator

Yesterday, the Seattle Times reported that Denver International Airport CEO Phil Washington, the former head of the Los Angeles County mass transit agency (and former Eno Board of Directors member),...

FHWA Solicits Applications for $2.4B in Bridge Project Funding
Bridges,FY22,Infrastructure

FHWA Solicits Applications for $2.4B in Bridge Project Funding

This morning, the Federal Highway Administration opened the process of giving out the first $2.36 billion of a five-year, $12+ billion competitive grant program for bridge replacement and repair...

DOT Releases Standards for EV Charging Infrastructure
Electric Vehicles

DOT Releases Standards for EV Charging Infrastructure

This week, the Department of Transportation released a proposed rule governing the $5 billion electric vehicle charging infrastructure formula program create by the bipartisan infrastructure law....

Highway Construction Costs Jumped At Least 7.3 Percent in 2021
Federal Funding,Infrastructure

Highway Construction Costs Jumped At Least 7.3 Percent in 2021

The Federal Highway Administration this week released the last highway construction cost inflation data for calendar year 2021, and the 12-month average of the National Highway Cost Construction...

Annual Update: Lost Gas Tax Purchasing Power, 2021 Edition
Fuel tax

Annual Update: Lost Gas Tax Purchasing Power, 2021 Edition

With the related release of the final 2021 highway construction cost inflation number by the Federal Highway Administration, we can update our estimate how how much buying power the federal excise...

Gas Prices, Adjusted for Inflation, Now Highest Since 2008
Highway Trust Fund

Gas Prices, Adjusted for Inflation, Now Highest Since 2008

The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported this week that the average retail price of a gallon of gasoline rose to $4.55 on average in the month of May, and a gallon of diesel fuel cost...

House Passes Mammoth Water Resources Authorization by Wide Margin
Infrastructure,Ports

House Passes Mammoth Water Resources Authorization by Wide Margin

The House of Representatives passed legislation this week authorizing the federal government to commit $19 billion towards building a system of dikes to protect the Houston, Texas area from climate...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 13, 2022

Capitol Hill Events – Week of June 13, 2022

Tuesday, June 14 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials – subcommittee hearing on freight rail safety (witness list to be...

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