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House Ways & Means Gets Earfuls on Fixing Highway Funding Mess
House Ways & Means Gets Earfuls on Fixing Highway Funding Mess

June 17, 2015
In testimony Wednesday, transportation stakeholders pressed the House Committee on Ways & Means to quickly and finally figure out how to fix the nation’s...

Good News on Trust Fund Is Not Necessarily Good News for Highway Bill
Good News on Trust Fund Is Not Necessarily Good News for Highway Bill

September 9, 2015
Transportation-policy consultant Ken Orski argues in his latest Innovation NewsBrief update that the urgency to pass a long-term highway bill has “largely...

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...

Senate Moves Highway Bill Forward
Senate Moves Highway Bill Forward

July 22, 2015
The Senate voted on Wednesday to move forward a bipartisan highway bill that had been blocked by a procedural vote just a day before.

Senator: Hike Fuel Tax 4 Cents a Year for 4 Years
Senator: Hike Fuel Tax 4 Cents a Year for 4 Years

August 6, 2015
Sen. Tom Carper contends all that’s needed to restore the Highway Trust Fund is to raise federal fuel taxes by four cents a year for four years and then...

ATA Sticks to Fuel-Tax Hike as Best Trust Fund Fix
ATA Sticks to Fuel-Tax Hike as Best Trust Fund Fix

April 24, 2015
The American Trucking Associations remains committed to seeing a surface transportation package passed this year that will ensure a long-term fix for the...

President Obama Inks Highway Patch
President Obama Inks Highway Patch

June 1, 2015
The Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015 was signed into law on Friday by President Obama extending funding through July 31.

ATA Wants Highway Bill Patched But Fast
ATA Wants Highway Bill Patched But Fast

May 12, 2015
The ATA is urging Congress to quickly adopt a short-term measure to keep the Highway Trust Fund afloat to help ensure that a comprehensive long-term highway...

House Bill Would Up Fuel Tax By Over 10 Cents
House Bill Would Up Fuel Tax By Over 10 Cents

July 10, 2015
Aiming to address both the lack of funding for the Highway Trust Fund and the lack of trust in finding a long-term solution for that, Rep. Tim Rice (R-SC)...

Senators’ Highway Deal: 6-Year Bill Funded for 3
Senators’ Highway Deal: 6-Year Bill Funded for 3

July 21, 2015
Two top Senators reached agreement today to put forward a bipartisan, multi-year highway bill that would fund projects for the next three years — leaving it...

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