Tag: Barbara Boxer

Multiyear highway bill emerges

June 24, 2015 By

The Senate introduced a six-year, $275 billion bill to fund the federal government’s highway program. The bill, called

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Senate committee passes legislation that could halt waters rule

June 10, 2015 By

The Senate Environment and Public Works committee marked up the Federal Water Quality Protection Act, S. 1140, reports

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Senate and House propose 2-month highway program extension

May 18, 2015 By

With the May 31 highway program extension expiration drawing closer, the Senate and House of Representatives laid the

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Legislators ramp up solutions to Highway Trust Fund crisis

April 20, 2015 By

A number of legislators are working to solve the Highway Trust Fund crisis. Reps. Jim Renacci (R-Ohio) and

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Highway funding: Gaining momentum

March 5, 2015 By

Legislators are actively formulating plans to shore up the Highway Trust Fund. The aggregates industry has been asking

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U.S. Senators to introduce bipartisan transportation bill

February 2, 2015 By

U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) announced that they will be introducing the “Invest in

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House passes bill to block Cemex mine in California

December 15, 2014 By

The House of Representatives passed a bill aimed at blocking the development of the proposed Cemex sand-and-gravel mine

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Senate moves to take up House’s version of Highway Trust Fund patch

July 24, 2014 By

Senate leaders reached an agreement on July 23 to take up the House of Representatives’ version of the

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Proposed transportation bill will maintain spending

May 14, 2014 By

A bipartisan, six-year surface transportation bill proposed by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee would maintain spending

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