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House passes $12.3 billion water resources bill; Senate passage would mark first water reauthorization in 7 years

Amanda Bayhi - May 20, 2014

House passes $12.3 billion water resources bill; Senate passage would mark first water reauthorization in 7 years

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $12.3 billion water infrastructure reauthorization bill on Tuesday, The Hill reports. The conference version of the bill, dubbed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, would authorize funding for waterway projects, ...

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Sen. Boxer anticipates Senate EPW to work on transportation bill by April

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 18, 2014

Sen. Boxer anticipates Senate EPW to work on transportation bill by April

During last week’s hearing on MAP-21, Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) said she hopes the committee will have a new transportation authorization bill by April, according to AASHTO Journal. Boxer said having the bill before her committee ...

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Shuster rules out gas tax hike for highway funding; LaHood continues push for 10-cent gas tax hike

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 05, 2014

Shuster rules out gas tax hike for highway funding; LaHood continues push for 10-cent gas tax hike

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) has has pulled a federal gas tax hike off the table of options for transportation funding. Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, said Tuesday at an event hosted by Building America’s Future (BAF) and Bloomberg Government ...

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Shuster responds to State of the Union: ‘We are still waiting for action’

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 30, 2014

Shuster responds to State of the Union: ‘We are still waiting for action’

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chairman of the House Transportation Committee, said Wednesday that President Obama failed to press critical transportation issues in Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. Shuster said that, although the president has previously discussed the importance of ...

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Shuster urges transportation leaders to ‘educate’ lawmakers on funding needs

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 27, 2014

Shuster urges transportation leaders to ‘educate’ lawmakers on funding needs

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) is urging transportation leaders to ‘educate’ lawmakers on what the industry needs in a new surface transportation funding bill. At the U.S. Conference of Mayor’s annual conference on Friday, Shuster, who is the chairman of the House ...

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Rep. Shuster wants transportation bill to hit House floor by August

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 15, 2014

Rep. Shuster wants transportation bill to hit House floor by August

House Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) said during the committee’s surface transportation hearing on Tuesday that he wants the new transportation funding bill to go to the House floor by August, The Hill reports. The current transportation bill expires ...

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House passes water infrastructure bill

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 24, 2013

House passes water infrastructure bill

The House on Wednesday night passed its version of a bill to reauthorize federal waterways spending, the Associated Press reports. The $8.2 billion measure -- known  as H.R. 3080, or the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) -- passed the ...

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House begins work on water bill

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 23, 2013

House begins work on water bill

The House starts work Wednesday afternoon on its version of a bill that would reauthorize federal waterways funding for the first time in six years, according to a report from The Hill. The House Rules Committee yesterday made in order 24 ...

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House to vote on water infrastructure bill this week

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 21, 2013

House to vote on water infrastructure bill this week

The House will vote on its version of the water infrastructure bill Tuesday. The bill, known as the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA), has an amendment deadline of 10 a.m. Eastern Time and a markup deadline of 5 p.m. ...

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House could vote on water infrastructure bill next week

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 16, 2013

House could vote on water infrastructure bill next week

The House is expected to vote next week on a bill that would reauthorize federal waterways funding for the first time in six years, according to a report from The Hill. The bill, which House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill ...

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House Transportation Committee approves water infrastructure bill

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 20, 2013

House Transportation Committee approves water infrastructure bill

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously approved its proposed water infrastructure bill Thursday, The Hill reports. The Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA), which the committee introduced earlier this month, would reauthorize federal waterways funding for the first time ...

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Rep. Shuster to host Twitter town hall on WRRDA

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 16, 2013

Rep. Shuster to host Twitter town hall on WRRDA

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) plans to host a Twitter town hall to answer questions about a proposed bill that would reauthorize federal waterways funding. The Twitter town hall will take place Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. Eastern ...

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