Inhofe Asks Committee to Weigh Funding Bill at $301 Billion
- Senators Propose Stable Highway Funding. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;6/24/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34331, p1
The Senate Environment and Public Work Committee's six-year transportation proposal would provide about $43 billion a year of federal highway funding.
- Highway Bill Idles for Another Week. Friel, Brian; Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;5/8/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 19, p1423
Announces that Bush administration officials and congressional Republicans in the U.S. have failed to work out an agreement on funding for federal highway and mass-transit programs in May 2004 for a six-year transportation bill. Worth of the Bush administration's proposed transportation budget;...
- Highway funding bill makes significant process. // Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;11/11/2011, p5
The article reports that the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, has taken a step toward to pass a bipartisan highway funding bill that will help manufacturers and farmers move their products to overseas markets and create thousands of American jobs. The legislation, known as...
- Long- Term Transit Bill Desired. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;12/28/2011, Vol. 378 Issue 33639, p1
The article reports on the interest of U.S. transportation industry the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st century (MAP-21) bill in 2011, which reauthorizes funding for surface transportation. It says that the sector was concerned of the number of projects that can be wasted in 2012 without...
- Inhofe Prods House GOP to Act on Highway Bill. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;10/1/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34387, p1
Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., asks the House to move quickly on multiyear transportation bill to avoid disruptions this fall.
- Budget battle turns Engler plan to roadkill. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;06/02/97, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p9
Discusses the implications of the US House's vote against an amendment which aims to spend more money on roads for Governor John Engler's Build Michigan II program, an add-on project targeted to fix the state's worn roads. Michigan's need for extra funding in federal funds; Aspects of the...
- Ehlers expects more funding for Michigan. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;12/22/97, Vol. 15 Issue 51, p9
Highlights the expected increase in Michigan's annual federal road cash if the US Congress passed the Building Efficient Surface Transportation Equity Act (BESTEA). Congressman Vernon Ehlers' comments on the bill's chance of passing; Senate's potential of opposing the additional road money;...
- Increase likely for construction funds. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;10/04/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30739, p4
Reports that the United States Congress has been expected to approve funding for highway and bridge construction in fiscal 2000. Results of voting on the transportation appropriations bill in the House; Key provisions; Differences of the Senate and House's appropriations bills.
- Congress adjourned for 1997. Bates, Steve // Nation's Business;Jan98, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p10
Reports that Congress adjourned for 1997 with passing a successor to the six-year federal transportation-funding measure. The lawmakers freeing $10 billion to allow states continued construction projects; The pressure on senators and representatives to approve a multiple-year transportation...