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House Pair Invoke Reagan to Promote Fuel Tax Hike
House Pair Invoke Reagan to Promote Fuel Tax Hike

December 3, 2014
A bipartisan pair of House Representatives invoked the spirit of conservative champion Ronald Reagan to push for a fuel tax increase to revive the Highway...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Congress Passes 10-Month Highway Bill
Congress Passes 10-Month Highway Bill

July 31, 2014
The Senate Thursday night approved a $10.8 billion House bill to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent through next May. This ensures that highway funding...

House Rejects Senate Highway Trust Fund Patch as Deadline Looms
House Rejects Senate Highway Trust Fund Patch as Deadline Looms

July 31, 2014
Congress is inching ever closer to the edge of insolvency for the Highway Trust Fund. On Thursday afternoon the House rejected the Senate’s bill to patch...

Senate Passes December Trust Fund Patch
Senate Passes December Trust Fund Patch

July 29, 2014
The Senate passed a short-term patch to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent until December 19, in effect setting up a vote this year on a long-term highway...

Highway Funding Debate Pending in Senate

July 23, 2014
The Senate is poised to debate and vote on a patch to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent until a long-term program can be funded. The question for debate...

Foxx Urges Congress to Act on Highway Funding
Foxx Urges Congress to Act on Highway Funding

July 21, 2014
Congressional passage of a short-term patch for the Highway Trust Fund will avert the immediate crisis but not be cause for celebration, said Transportation...

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