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U.S. Senate Begins Work on Highway Bill
U.S. Senate Begins Work on Highway Bill

January 28, 2015
The U.S. Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee has launched its effort to draft a new highway bill with vows to work out political differences in...

Obama Repeats Call for Tax Reform to Pay for Highway Bill
Obama Repeats Call for Tax Reform to Pay for Highway Bill

January 21, 2015
President Obama used his State of the Union address to repeat his call to reform corporate taxes and spend some of the proceeds on a long-term highway bill.

Republicans Will Take Charge of Senate Transportation Committees
Republicans Will Take Charge of Senate Transportation Committees

November 5, 2014
The Republican sweep in the mid-term elections changes the players, but it is too soon to know how it will affect transportation policy.

Boxer Keeps Pressure on Highway Funding
Boxer Keeps Pressure on Highway Funding

October 14, 2014
Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., continues to press for action on a highway bill this year, writing a letter last week to Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., chairman of...

Highway Bill: ‘Nowhere to Go But Up’
Highway Bill: ‘Nowhere to Go But Up’

October 2, 2014
Undaunted by the conventional political view that Congress will accomplish nothing in the upcoming lame duck session, Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., insists there...

Boehner Says Highway Bill is ‘Doable’
Boehner Says Highway Bill is ‘Doable’

September 29, 2014
A highway bill is “in the realm of the doable” in the next two years, said House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, in remarks on ABC’s This Week on Sunday. In a...

House Panel Sees Important, Limited Role for Public-Private Partnerships
House Panel Sees Important, Limited Role for Public-Private Partnerships

September 17, 2014
Private investment can work well as a funding source for some infrastructure projects, particularly those that are very expensive and complex, but it is not...

Transport Interests Attack Conservatives’ Highway Bill
Transport Interests Attack Conservatives’ Highway Bill

September 16, 2014
A bid by conservatives in the House and Senate to effectively eliminate the federal highway program is drawing fire from American Trucking Associations and...

Carrier, Shipper Interests Push Federal Freight Policy
Carrier, Shipper Interests Push Federal Freight Policy

September 9, 2014
Freight interests are staking ground for the next highway program, asserting the need for sustainable funding, systematic planning and improved efficiency....

Highway Bill Starts 10-Month Countdown
Highway Bill Starts 10-Month Countdown

August 12, 2014
President Obama has signed the latest short-term extension of the federal highway program, starting a 10-month clock on yet another funding deadline.The...

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