House Cuts $45B From Budget In Latest Jurisdictional Showdown

Sanchez, Humberto
September 2004
Bond Buyer;9/16/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31970, p5
Trade Publication
Reports that the U.S. House of Representatives has cut the highway construction and mass transit funding out of the fiscal 2005-spending package in a jurisdictional showdown between appropriators and authorizers. Expectation of the restoration of the funds after final vote on the trasporation-spending package; Terms under the House rules; Reason for the removal of the highway, transit and airport improvement program funds in procedural maneuvers.


Related Articles

  • House Panel OKs $34.6B for Roads, $900M for Amtrak. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;7/16/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31927, p5 

    Reports that a U.S. House Appropriations panel approved a spending bill for the Transportation and Treasury departments for fiscal year 2005. Budget allocated for highway construction; Budget allocated for Amtrak; Airport improvement program.

  • House Approves $555B Omnibus Spending Package for 2008. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;12/20/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32778, p5 

    The article reports on the approval of a $555 billion omnibus spending package for fiscal year 2008 by the U.S. House of Representatives. This budget would fund all non-defense federal programs. Included in these programs are $40.2 billion for highway construction and $9.4 billion for transit...

  • House Aims to Stop Highway Robbery. Cavanaugh, Tim // Hit & Run;2/12/2012, p12 

    The article deals with a U.S. House bill that could end the Highway Trust Fund's transit account. The Highway Trust Fund, created in the 1980s, allows a fifth part of federal gasoline taxes to go to public transportation finance. According to the Congressional Budget Office, the fund ran a...

  • Medicaid looks vulnerable in budget blueprint pending before the House. Silva, Chris // AHA News;3/22/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p3 

    Reports on the possibility that the U.S. House will vote on the proposed fiscal year 2005 budget resolution in March 2004. Impact of the action on the Medicaid spending; Instructions passed by the U.S. House Budget Committee to the House Energy and Commerce Committee regarding the 2005 budget...

  • Congress passes budget deal, launches frenetic appropriations activity.  // Issues in Science & Technology;Winter2014, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p21 

    The article discusses the move of the U.S. House of Congress in passing the budget deal to address the overall spending targets while launching appropriations activity, adapted from the newsletter "Science and Technology Newsletter."

  • Committee Approves First-Responder Spending. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;6/3/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31897, p4 

    Reports on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's approval of legislation that would provide $3.4 million in fiscal 2006 to states and cities. Broadening of the measure to help the nation's emergency response personnel prepare to respond to natural disasters as well as acts...

  • Truth in Budgeting? Wilner, Frank N. // Traffic World;3/15/99, Vol. 257 Issue 11, p19 

    Reports the plan of the United States House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee members to spend part of the Highway Trust Fund on construction. Implications of the 1998 Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) for the trust fund; Allocations for specific industrial...

  • House Clears Transportation, HUD Spending Bill With More for Road Building. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;11/21/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32263, p7 

    Reports on the approval of fiscal 2006 funding package for the departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by the U.S. House. Provisions of the bill for the construction of two bridge projects in Alaska; Impact of the bill on the HUD's community development funds;...

  • Showdown expected on funding for cross-border plan.  // Overdrive;Dec2007, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p21 

    The article reports on the fiscal year 2008 federal transportation spending bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on November 14, 2007. It states that the legislation consisted of a restriction on funding for the administration's cross-border trucking program. On the other hand, the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics