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Monday, May 09, 2011

Actual dollar amounts are short of desired legislative levels for transportation infrastructure. And with the Federal Government repeatedly showing little or no interest in increasing the gasoline tax, the current primary funding source, it stands to reason that funding will remain an obstacle for the foreseeable future.

Friday, May 06, 2011

While the legislative draft, entitled the “Transportation Opportunities Act,” is reported to have been written by the White House, Administration officials have not definitely said it originated there, according to media reports.
Posted on 05/06 at 12:04 PM
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Thursday, March 24, 2011

A few weeks ago, Congress signed off on extending funding for federal highway and transit funding through September 30, the end of the fiscal year. This multiple month extension was the seventh of its kind, albeit the lengths have differed for each one.
Posted on 03/24 at 12:50 PM
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Friday, March 04, 2011

With the clock ticking down on the future of federal highway and transit funding, the United States Congress and House of Representatives yesterday both voted to extend funding through September 30, the end of the fiscal year. This measure has now officially been signed into law by President Barack Obama and will cover funding related to highway, highway safety, and transit programs.
Posted on 03/04 at 12:10 PM
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Monday, February 28, 2011

Most recent continuing resolution to keep SAFETEA-LU funding at current levels expires on Friday, March 4.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

A vote by House Republicans yesterday has the potential to significantly change how funding for federal highway and transit programs is distributed and allocated.
Posted on 01/06 at 09:33 AM
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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

During the Lame Duck Session of the 111th Congress, U.S. lawmakers voted to extend federal highway and transit funding through a continuing resolution through March 4.
Posted on 01/04 at 09:55 AM
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Monday, December 13, 2010

The United States House of Representatives last week voted to extend federal highway and transit funding in the form of a continuing resolution for another nine months, running from January 1, 2011-September 30, 2011. This measure was part of a $1.2 trillion federal spending bill, which will now head to the Senate for approval.
Posted on 12/13 at 10:26 AM
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Friday, July 23, 2010

In case you missed it, a trio of like-minded Senators rolled out some very interesting “FREIGHT”-focused legislation yesterday.
Posted on 07/23 at 12:20 PM
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