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House panel proposes $10.5 billion highway bill stopgap; Transportation leaders want long-term solution

Jul 09, 2014

House panel proposes $10.5 billion highway bill stopgap; Transportation leaders want long-term solution

House panel proposes $10.5 billion highway bill stopgap; Transportation leaders want long-term solution The House Ways and Means Committee has proposed a stopgap to fund transportation projects for eight months, but Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) are opposing ...

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Lawmakers urged to search for highway funding solution

Jul 08, 2014

Lawmakers urged to search for highway funding solution

The White House, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and several industry associations are urging Congress to find a highway funding solution before the primary source of money, the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), becomes insolvent. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) projects that ...

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Foxx sends second HTF warning to state DOTs; lawmakers talk funding solutions

Jun 23, 2014

Foxx sends second HTF warning to state DOTs; lawmakers talk funding solutions

On Friday, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx reminded state departments of transportation that the Highway Trust Fund’s “situation remains dire.” He noted in a letter to state DOT directors that the HTF is projected to run out of money at the end ...

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House considers THUD bill; Senate Appropriations Committee releases text of its version of bill

Jun 09, 2014

House considers THUD bill; Senate Appropriations Committee releases text of its version of bill

The House is considering an appropriations bill for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD), which approves $52 billion for the two departments through September 2015. The House Appropriations Committee approved the bill last month, moving it to ...

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Transportation talks heat up in Senate

Jun 05, 2014

Transportation talks heat up in Senate

Highway funding is a hot topic in the Senate this week as the Appropriations Committee moves the Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) bill to the full Senate floor, the Commerce Committee evaluates the House’s plan to use U.S. ...

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Just in from The Hill: Supreme Court allowing early voting in Ohio

Oct 16, 2012

Just in from The Hill: Supreme Court allowing early voting in Ohio

We all know that Ohio is a battleground state for the presidential election, and it looks like it's heating up even more now. President Barack Obama visited my undergraduate alma mater, Kent State University, and Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney also ...

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