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Better Roads Staff - Oct 04, 2011

Follow the Money A fiscal year 2012 transportation spending breakdown By John Latta Sometimes this page is used to help readers read between the lines. The House Appropriations Committee has released its fiscal year 2012 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill. The legislation ...

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Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Better Roads Staff - Sep 07, 2011

Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Dodgeball and Other Great Congressional Games By Kirk Landers Early last month, our “parliament of dunces” completed a fiery session of Congressional dodgeball — that’s where life flings issues at the champions of the hill, and they duck and dodge each one ...

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Final CAFE standards mean $65+ billion loss for highway, transit improvements

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 07, 2011

A July 29 Obama Administration proposal to increase fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks to an average 54.5 miles per gallon (mpg) between 2017 and 2025 would result in the loss of more than $65 billion in federal ...

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Final CAFE standards mean $65+ billion loss for highway, transit improvements

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 29, 2011

A July 29 Obama Administration proposal to increase fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks to an average 54.5 miles per gallon (mpg) between 2017 and 2025 would result in the loss of more than $65 billion in federal ...

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Senate proposes $109 billion, two-year transportation funding bill

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 20, 2011

California Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer proposed on July 6 a two-year, $109 billion surface transportation bill — a four-year and several billion dollar difference from that of the House Republicans proposal made that same day. The House version of the bill, ...

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ARTBA commends Mica for transportation plan leadership, cautions against decrease in revenue stream

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 13, 2011

Following House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Chair John Mica's (R-Fla.) proposal on the six-year reauthorization of the committee's Surface Transportation Program, American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President and CEO Pete Ruane issued the following statement: “We commend House ...

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Senate proposes $109 billion, two-year transportation funding bill

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 11, 2011

California Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer proposed on July 6 a two-year, $109 billion surface transportation bill — a four-year and several billion dollar difference from that of the House Republicans proposal made that same day. The House version of the bill, ...

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House rolls out six-year reauthorization proposal

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 11, 2011

Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee leaders have rolled out a new six-year transportation reauthorization proposal that streamlines and reforms federal programs, expedites the project approval process, maximizes leveraging of limited resources, provides flexibility for states, and ...

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Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2011

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Playing with a New Deck The rules of the transportation funding game have changed in Washington. By John Latta Rules about how things may be, can be, should be and are done on Capitol Hill are rarely written simply. And if they are, ...

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Transportation leaders laud 15-cent gas hike proposal

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 11, 2010

Leaders from a coalition of transportation interests are lauding a draft proposal released by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform. “We applaud the draft proposal released today by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform co-chairs to ...

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Stimulus a ‘bright spot’ but recovery hinges on highway bill, contractor tells Congress

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 28, 2010

The highway investments in the stimulus law have been a bright spot for the transportation construction industry that has been hit hard hit by recession-induced cutbacks in state programs and decline in private sector work, continued uncertainty about passage ...

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Rep. Mica: Despite efforts, ‘gas tax is dead’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 27, 2010

U.S. Rep. John L. Mica (R-FL), the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Republican leader, at a July 27 Congressional oversight hearing, declared dead a federal gas tax increase to fund a long-term transportation bill. Although some ...

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