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House approves $11 billion trust fund patch

Brian Ethridge - Jul 15, 2014

House approves $11 billion trust fund patch

The House has passed a $11 billion plan to pay the federal government’s share of road and bridge repairs for the next 10 months. With time –and money – running out, the House recognizes that immediate action is needed. It voted ...

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House panel proposes $10.5 billion stopgap for transportation; Sens. Boxer, Carper oppose plan

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 09, 2014

House panel proposes $10.5 billion stopgap for transportation; Sens. Boxer, Carper oppose plan

The House Ways and Means Committee has proposed a stopgap to fund transportation projects for eight months, but Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) are opposing the plan. According to a report from The Hill, the Ways and Means ...

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House votes against Amtrak cuts in THUD bill markup

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 09, 2014

House votes against Amtrak cuts in THUD bill markup

In a markup of its version of the an appropriations bill for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD), the House voted against proposals to make significant cuts to Amtrak funding, The Hill reports. The bill, which the ...

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VIDEO: Company 3-D prints 10 homes in 24 hours

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - May 08, 2014

VIDEO: Company 3-D prints 10 homes in 24 hours

With construction being a physical, hands-on industry, you might not have even considered that a computer could do your job. But a Chinese company has created technology where a 3-D printer created 10 buildings in 24 hours. Before you get worried — ...

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APWA notes approval of WRRDA passage

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 29, 2013

APWA notes approval of WRRDA passage

The American Public Works Association announced Thursday its approval of the House of Representatives passing a new water infrastructure bill, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). APWA called the passage “swift,” adding that it also commends the provisions included in the bill ...

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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 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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DOT to remain operational if government shuts down

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 27, 2013

DOT to remain operational if government shuts down

The Senate is set to vote Friday on a resolution that could halt a federal government shutdown, according to a report from Politico, but the operation of the U.S. Department of Transportation would not be in jeopardy either way. Though a government ...

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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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House GOP to unveil water infrastructure bill today

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 11, 2013

House GOP to unveil water infrastructure bill today

House Republicans have plans to unveil on Wednesday their version of a water infrastructure bill, according to a report from The Hill. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) will introduce the House's new Water Resources and Reform ...

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