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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...

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...

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 Panel Looks for Highway Trust Fund Fix
House Panel Looks for Highway Trust Fund Fix

July 23, 2013
At a hearing on the Highway Trust Fund Tuesday it was clear that the key House transportation committee has some distance to go before it can achieve...

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...

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...

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...

Bridging The Funding Gap
Bridging The Funding Gap

February 11, 2013
The highway law that took so much effort over the past five years is just six months old, but now it's time to start again. As the U.S. Department of...

Tax Committees Debate Highway Funding as Money is Running Out
Tax Committees Debate Highway Funding as Money is Running Out

March 6, 2014
Ideas for infusions into the Highway Trust Fund got conflicting receptions before congressional tax committees this week, as Senate Finance Chairman Ron...

State, Local Officials Call for Highway Funding
State, Local Officials Call for Highway Funding

March 27, 2014
The hearing rooms change but the theme remains the same: Congress must find a way to restore the Highway Trust Fund so it can support a robust, long-term...

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