House Names 52 Members as Conferees for Transportation Bill
- Eight-Month Highway Bill Extension OK'd. Friel, Brian; Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;10/2/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 40, p2984
Reports on the decision of the U.S. Congress to temporarily extend the six-year highway and mass-transit reauthorization bill until after the presidential election in November 2004. Cost of the project; Failure of Public Works Committee Chairman James Inhofe to come up with a compromise with...
- Highway Bill Extended as Conference Idles. Friel, Brian; Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;6/26/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 26, p2030
Reports on the approval of a fourth short-term extension of the highway and mass transit bill by the U.S. Congress in June 2004. Cost of the bill; Remarks from Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman James Inhofe.
- Reduced TEA-LU Bill Upsets 'Donor' States. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/5/2004, Vol. 252 Issue 14, p9
It's now clear that the U.S. Senate's $318-billion bill is the most construction can hope for when Congress settles on new transportation legislation. The U.S. House of Representatives was expected to vote by April 2, 2004, on a measure authorizing about $280 billion. The Transportation and...
- Committee Clears $284 Billion Highway Bill. Friel, Brian; Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;3/5/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p677
Reports that the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has approved a highway and mass transit authorization bill on March 2, 2005. Value of the legislation; Problems in apportioning the federal money among the states.
- Transport Stopgap Provides Eight-Month Reprieve. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/11/2004, Vol. 253 Issue 14, p12
This article reports that with a multiyear transportation bill still mired on Capitol Hill, Congress has approved and U.S. President George W. Bush signed into law a measure to keep federal highway and transit programs running through May 31. The U.S. House passed the legislation on Sept. 30 by...
- Senate Banking Committee Drafting Transit Security Bill. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;1/19/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32550, p4
The article reports on the U.S. Senate Banking Committee's drafting of legislation that would provide funding to transit agencies in the country. It discusses the government's efforts to increase security for public transportation. According to Senator Christopher J. Dodd, the bill would likely...
- Transportation Success. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;3/3/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32082, p1
The article reports that the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee yesterday unanimously approved legislation that would provide $283.9 billion in guaranteed funding over six years, including funds spent in fiscal 2004, for highway and transit construction and related safety...
- Federal Mass Transit Policy--1981-1982: A Fall from Grace? Smerk, George M. // Transportation Journal (American Society of Transportation & Log;Fall83, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p38
Focuses on the impact of federal mass transit policy for 1981-82 on general public in the United States. Problems and vulnerability of mass transit policy; Need to reauthorize legislation for mass transit in 1982; Failure of federal government to develop a coherent transit policy.
- LAME DUCK CONGRESS PUSHES TEA-21 REAUTHORIZATION TO 2005. // Concrete Products;Dec2004, Vol. 107 Issue 12, p11
The article reports that the lame duck 108th Congress focused on a more immediate fiscal year 2005 appropriations package for programs outside defense and homeland security and abandoned efforts on long-range Transportation Equipment Act (TEA-21) for the 21st century reauthorization. A $388...