Tag: transportation funding

Senate rejects Trump’s proposal to cut transportation funding

July 27, 2017 By

A Senate panel rejected President Trump’s effort to eliminate Obama-era transportation grants, as opposed to providing a funding boost for the program.

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Report: Voters support transportation investments

Report: Voters support transportation investments

November 14, 2016 By

Preliminary election results show voters in 22 states approved measures that will provide $201 billion in extensions for transportation projects, ARTBA reports.

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Congress to put off transportation funding increases

September 21, 2016 By

Members of Congress are likely to go home and campaign for re-election without giving transportation departments the ability to plan for infrastructure, NSSGA reports.

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California Transportation Commission slashes transportation funding

January 25, 2016 By

The California Transportation Commission approved a $754 million decrease over the next five years in projected funding available

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House, Senate reach multi-year highway bill agreement

December 1, 2015 By

House and Senate lawmakers reached an agreement on a highway bill that would extend federal transportation funding for

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Obama signs two-week highway bill extension

November 23, 2015 By

President Obama signed a two-week highway bill into law that extends federal transportation funding through Dec. 4. According

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U.S. House approves six-year, $325 billion highway bill

November 5, 2015 By

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a six-year, $325 billion highway bill by a 363-64 vote. The legislation

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House Speaker candidate vows to pass six-year highway bill

October 2, 2015 By

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the House Majority Leader, pledged to pass a long-term highway bill earlier this week

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Why passage of a long-term highway bill is unlikely this year

September 16, 2015 By

There goes the industry’s chance this year for a long-term highway bill. That was my reaction upon reading

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