Lame-Duck Congress Stalled on 6-Year Authorization

Sanchez, Humberto
November 2004
Bond Buyer;11/16/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32011, p5
Trade Publication
This article reports that the U.S. Congress is not expected to make any progress during this week's lame-duck session on drafting a new six year transportation bill as disagreement persists about how much funding to provide in the measure, transportation and infrastructure lobbyists said yesterday. The lobbyists' comments came as Congress returns to the nation's capital for a final legislative session after recessing last month prior to the recent election. The purpose of the legislation is to finish work on an omnibus spending bill that would fund the federal government in fiscal 2005.


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