More Articles for Environment and Public Works Committee

Is this it? Or something like it?

John Latta - Dec 05, 2011

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has released the full text of its surface transportation reauthorization bill. It's called MAP-21 (SAFETEA-LU it isn't), and of course, it's an acronym (they have people for this) --  Moving Ahead for Progress ...

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Reauthorization — actual progress

John Latta - Dec 05, 2011

Maybe, just maybe, we have some progress, maybe even some momentum. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has oh so recently announced its two-year surface transportation bill proposal, (see my blog post, "Is this it? Or something like it?" ...

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Reauthorization — actual progress

John Latta - Nov 09, 2011

Maybe, just maybe, we have some progress, maybe even some momentum. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has oh so recently announcing it's two-year surface transportation bill proposal, (see my blogs posts on this yesterday for full proposal details), ...

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What? Another extension? Really?

John Latta - Aug 19, 2011

This will surprise no one. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Ca), chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works committee and therefore the key senator in any reauthorization legislation process, is setting up another extension for dear old SAFETEA-LU. Boxer said she will schedule ...

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Financial District

Better Roads Staff - Aug 02, 2011

Let’s Just Call it Half a Loaf Reauthorization funding is uncertain, but reform looks good By John Latta Detailed proposals for a new surface transportation bill have finally surfaced, and two keys factors have dominated their presentation. It’s about funds, and it’s about ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Dec 01, 2010

RoadWorks

Going up? Fuel tax hike opponents now have fewer places  to hide. By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson The pressure on Congress to raise fuel taxes has just been increased. A preliminary report by the co-chairs of the President’s deficit commission, ...

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Financial District

Better Roads Staff - Jul 01, 2010

Stuck in traffic Delayed reauthorization costs keep adding up with no relief in sight By John Latta Traffic congestion and the delays it causes are costing the nation’s construction firms an estimated $23 billion each year, according to a new analysis by the ...

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