DOT Wants Garvees
- North Carolina House Looks at Speedier Transportation Debt. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;4/22/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31619, p4
The transportation committee for the North Carolina House is discussing a bill on April 22, 2003 that would move forward the sale of $700 million of general obligation bonds that were authorized by voters in 1996. Concerns have been raised over the past few months that some projects that were...
- Kansas Panel OKs Transportation Bill. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;3/25/2009, Vol. 367 Issue 33086, p5
The article reports on the endorsement of House Bill (HB) 2382 by the Kansas House Transportation Committee that establishes a new 10-year plan in Kansas. HB 2382, which includes an outline of the 10-year effort, does not set the amount of bonds the state could utilize for the transportation...
- Kansas house green-lights debt-free transportation plan. Sanders, Lisa // Bond Buyer;02/26/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30587, p3
Reports on the passage of a bond-free transportation bill in the Kansas House of Representatives. Differences of the bill to the state Senate's version; Reasons of the bill's authors for not including bonds in the transportation plan; Revenue bonds outstanding of the state.
- N.J. Mapping Bridge, Roadway Renovations. Cataldo, Adam L. // Bond Buyer;5/23/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32138, p1
This article reports that New Jersey officials have proposed a $2.7 billion capital transportation budget for the coming fiscal year that includes about $700 million in general obligation bonds and a plan for the state's first-ever issuance of Garvees, about $175 million of debt backed by...
- Lobbying for Infrastructure Funding. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;1/4/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32291, p1
The article informs that U.S. President George W. Bush has signed into law a massive $286.4 billion, six-year transportation bill. Highway lobbyists breathed a sigh of relief last summer as this law for the first time includes a provision to allow private companies to use $15 billion in...
- House Reaches Deal on Stopgap Transportation Bill. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;11/15/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31514, p4
Reports on the approval of a transportation bill by the U.S. House that will provide government funding for highway projects. Rise in fiscal deficit due to increased government funding; Basis of government funding of highway projects; House members who played key role in the approval of the bill.
- As we went to press... Bontz, Rita // Overdrive;Dec97, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p9
Reports on the efforts of the US Congress to approve a six-month extension of the reauthorization of the 1996 Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act. Consequences of the absence of legislation; Effects to the inspection of motor vehicles.
- Highway bill a top priority. Bontz, Rita // Overdrive;Jan98, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p19
Focuses on the status of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act at the US Congress. Granting of a six-month extension to states so they could continue transportation programs; Call for the US Congress to move the Highway Trust Fund out of the federal budget process.
- Ticket to ride: Will public transit benefit from ISTEA reauthorization? O'Brien, Greg; Bishop, Chip // American City & County;Apr97, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p20
Reports on the effects of reauthorization of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) on public transit and highway improvements in the United States. Competition of states over inequities in ISTEA allotments; Local governments' proposal. INSETS: ITS guide available from...