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Transportation advocates discuss flaws in House GOP budget

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 03, 2014

Transportation advocates discuss flaws in House GOP budget

The House Budget Committee marked up the recently-introduced House Republican 2015 fiscal year budget Wednesday evening. When the committee’s chairman, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), introduced the $1.014 trillion bill on Tuesday, it received criticism from Democrats as well as the ...

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$54 billion DOT budget fails in Senate, House pulls $44.1 billion DOT spending bill

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 02, 2013

$54 billion DOT budget fails in Senate, House pulls $44.1 billion DOT spending bill

A proposed $54 billion spending bill for the departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development failed in the Senate Thursday, according to a report from ABC News. The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill needed 60 votes to pass, ...

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Pennsylvania’s $2 billion proposed transportation bill remains out of state budget

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 01, 2013

Pennsylvania’s $2 billion proposed transportation bill remains out of state budget

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed into law on Sunday the state’s $28.4 billion budget bill, while the state’s transportation bill continued to lack support from both the House and Senate, CBS Philly and the Associated Press reported. The budget plan, which ...

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House Appropriations Committee to revise USDOT, HUD budget

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 26, 2013

House Appropriations Committee to revise USDOT, HUD budget

The House Appropriations Committee is scheduled to meet tomorrow at 10 a.m. Eastern Time to revise the proposed $44.1 billion Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations budget. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies approved ...

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House Appropriations Subcommittee on transportation, housing approves $44.1 billion budget

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 20, 2013

House Appropriations Subcommittee on transportation, housing approves $44.1 billion budget

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies yesterday approved the House Appropriation Committee’s $44.1 billion budget for the departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development. The bill is $7.7 billion below the previous budget ...

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House Appropriations Committee releases $44.1 billion USDOT, HUD budget

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 19, 2013

House Appropriations Committee releases $44.1 billion USDOT, HUD budget

The House Appropriations Committee yesterday released a $44.1 billion budget for the departments of Transportation (USDOT) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD). According to a release from the committee, the fiscal year 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill is ...

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Majority of Americans want tax dollars used for public transportation

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 04, 2013

Majority of Americans want tax dollars used for public transportation

Americans want to see increased funding for public transportation, according to survey data released this month from the American Public Transportation Association and the Mineta Transportation Institute. The results showed that 73.6 percent of respondents strongly supported use of taxes “for ...

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Michigan lawmakers sign budget agreement, focus on transportation

Amanda Bayhi - May 22, 2013

Michigan lawmakers sign budget agreement, focus on transportation

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Republican lawmakers signed an agreement Tuesday to set targets for the state’s budget, Crain’s Detroit Business reported. The budget is expected to be completed by Wednesday of next week. House Speaker Jase Bolger (R-MI) said the agreement ...

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Bowles and Simpson try again. Again.

John Latta - Feb 20, 2013

Bowles and Simpson try again. Again.

Ladies and Gentleman, please welcome back, Simpson and Bowles! Alan Simpson, a Republican and  Democrat Erskine Bowles have come up with a new deficit reduction plan. You will recall that the duo were co-chairs of the White House's 2010 deficit-reduction panel, which ...

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$3.54 billion capital transportation program proposed for New Jersey DOT, NJ Transit

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 27, 2010

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced a proposed Transportation capital program for NJDOT and NJ TRANSIT in the amount of $3.54 billion for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2010. The FY 11 spending plan includes a $200 million ...

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