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War of Words Erupts Over Trump's Call to Allow Interstate Tolls
War of Words Erupts Over Trump's Call to Allow Interstate Tolls

May 23, 2017
A 39-word statement in a just-released six-page “fact sheet” on President Trump’s “infrastructure initiative” within his overall budget proposal has brought...

Infrastructure Group Slams Trump on Erasing TIGER Grants
Infrastructure Group Slams Trump on Erasing TIGER Grants

March 17, 2017
An infrastructure advocacy group questions the wisdom of eliminating federal TIGER grants for funding freight-related road projects.

Civil Engineers Issue Harsh Report on State of Infrastructure
Civil Engineers Issue Harsh Report on State of Infrastructure

March 9, 2017
The American Society of Civil Engineers has once again assigned a barely passing grade of “D+” to the nation’s overall infrastructure and an even more...

Sen. Fischer Floats Quick-Fix Highway Funding Proposal
Sen. Fischer Floats Quick-Fix Highway Funding Proposal

February 2, 2017
The first highway bill has emerged in the 115th Congress— a two-pronged measure introduced on Feb. 1 by Nebraska's Sen. Deb Fischer.

DOT Awards Nearly $800 Million for Transportation Infrastructure Projects
DOT Awards Nearly $800 Million for Transportation Infrastructure Projects

September 7, 2016
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced on Sept. 7 that almost $800 million in inaugural FASTLANE federal grants has been awarded to 18...

House Applies Highway Patch; Senate Expected to Rubberstamp
House Applies Highway Patch; Senate Expected to Rubberstamp

November 17, 2015
A bipartisan bill to extend the authorization for federal highway and transit programs through Dec. 4 has been passed by the House.

Highway Bill in Home Stretch
Highway Bill in Home Stretch

November 6, 2015
The highway bill passed by the House on Nov. 5 and the highway bill passed by the Senate in July are headed to a conference committee charged with working...

House Passes Highway Bill
House Passes Highway Bill

November 5, 2015
The House of Representatives has passed its version of a highway bill— voting for it 363-64 in overwhelming bipartisan fashion.

Senate Rubber-Stamps Highway Bill Patch
Senate Rubber-Stamps Highway Bill Patch

October 29, 2015
Just a day before current funding was set to expire, the Senate on Oct. 28 approved by voice vote the short highway-bill extension that had been passed by...

House Approves Highway-Bill Patch
House Approves Highway-Bill Patch

October 27, 2015
Playing beat the clock, the House of Representatives today approved by voice vote a three-week extension of transportation funding.

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