House OKs $275B Bill, Rejecting Formula Change

Vadum, Matthew
April 2004
Bond Buyer;4/5/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31856, p5
Trade Publication
Reports that the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation on April 2, 2004 that would provide $275 billion over six years for road construction, transit projects and related safety initiatives. Earlier rejection of a proposal by Representative Johnny Jackson to change the method of calculating how much states would receive under the bill;


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