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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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Caterpillar Group President Stuart Levenick to speak at surface transportation hearing

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 09, 2014

Caterpillar Group President Stuart Levenick to speak at surface transportation hearing

Caterpillar Group President Stuart Levenick is among the witnesses scheduled to speak at a hearing on the House’s surface transportation bill next week. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has announced the list of witnesses for its Jan. 14 “Building the ...

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House Transportation Committee to begin work on new transportation bill

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 03, 2014

House Transportation Committee to begin work on new transportation bill

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is set to begin work on a new transportation bill this month. The current transportation bill will expire in September. The committee will hold a hearing to start work on the bill on Jan. 14, Politico ...

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States Aren’t Waiting Around for Federal Support

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 04, 2013

States Aren’t Waiting Around  for Federal Support

The nation’s infrastructure system can be likened to an economic circulatory system – giving us freedom, opportunity and mobility – and this should never be taken for granted, said former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves at the Infrastructure for the Future ...

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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 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 could consider bill to bring back 330 NHTSA employees

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 10, 2013

House could consider bill to bring back 330 NHTSA employees

The House may consider a bill next week that would bring back about 330 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) employees who were furloughed last week when the federal government shutdown began. The shutdown suspended several operations within the U.S. Department ...

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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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Eleanor Holmes Norton takes up ranking member role in House subcommittee on Highways and Transit

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 26, 2013

Eleanor Holmes Norton takes up ranking member role in House subcommittee on Highways and Transit

Congressional leaders announced Thursday that Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) has been elected ranking member of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, according to a report from The Washington Post. Norton previously served as ranking ...

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House to begin rail funding talks

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 21, 2013

House to begin rail funding talks

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing next week, when the committee will begin considering a new Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act (PRIIA), according to The Hill. The current PRIIA bill, which was signed into law in ...

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Private money: A funding wildcard in 2014

John Latta - Jun 13, 2013

Private money: A funding wildcard in 2014

It’s hard to see a time in the foreseeable future where we will have a solid supply of funding from any single source to fill the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). That’s an asterisked statement of course because an increased gas tax ...

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