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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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THUD bill heads to full Senate for final vote; Senate committees talk highway funding

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 05, 2014

THUD bill heads to full Senate for final vote; Senate committees talk highway funding

Highway funding is a hot topic in the Senate this week as the Appropriations Committee moves the Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) bill to the full Senate floor, the Commerce Committee evaluates the House’s plan to use U.S. ...

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Senate Appropriations panel approves $54.4 billion THUD bill; Legislation moves to full committee for markup

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 04, 2014

Senate Appropriations panel approves $54.4 billion THUD bill; Legislation moves to full committee for markup

The Senate Appropriations Committee’s Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee approved its Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) bill on Tuesday, Politico reports. The bill provides $54.4 billion in discretionary funds for fiscal year 2015 and includes ...

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House Appropriations Committee approves major cuts to TIGER program

Amanda Bayhi - May 22, 2014

House Appropriations Committee approves major cuts to TIGER program

The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved major cuts to 2014 TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grants in a markup of the panel’s Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) bill, Salon reports. The bill reduces the TIGER program from ...

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House Appropriations panel approves THUD bill; DOT Chief Foxx reiterates repercussions of Highway Trust Fund insolvency

Amanda Bayhi - May 08, 2014

House Appropriations panel approves THUD bill; DOT Chief Foxx reiterates repercussions of Highway Trust Fund insolvency

A panel in House Appropriations Committee approved the committee’s transportation and housing bill on Wednesday, while Transportation Secretary Foxx discussed problems the U.S. will face if a new highway bill is not passed. The transportation and housing bill, which makes appropriations ...

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Guest Blog: A new deal

Contributed - Jul 29, 2013

Guest Blog: A new deal

With the housing market showing signs of new life and public infrastructure spending high on the agenda, it’s possible to believe that the long, nuclear winter of recession in road-building may just be drawing to an end. In May, monthly home ...

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Senate passes bridge-prioritizing amendment to DOT, HUD spending bill

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 25, 2013

Senate passes bridge-prioritizing amendment to DOT, HUD spending bill

The Senate on Wednesday passed an amendment to its proposed $54 billion transportation and housing spending bill, prioritizing bridge projects, according to a report from The Hill. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) authored the amendment, which he said would prioritize bridges deemed ...

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Senate to consider DOT, HUD spending bill next week

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 19, 2013

Senate to consider DOT, HUD spending bill next week

The Senate next week will take up the spending bill for the Departments of Transportation (USDOT) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD), according to a report from The Hill. The $54 billion budget, known as the THUD bill, is expected to ...

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