Washington passes balanced budget; no action on bond-backed road plan
- Fiscal 2001 Spending Bill Sprints to Unanimous Senate Approval. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;06/16/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30914, p5
Reports on the United States Senate's approval of a legislation that would raise spending on the nation's transportation programs in fiscal 2001. Important aspects of the bill; Differences between the House and the Senate versions.
- Spending rise could derail transportation bill. Alarkon, Walter // Hill;6/10/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 67, p22
The article reports on the concern of transportation lobbyists that the increased federal spending could endanger a transportation bill for road and rail projects in the U.S.
- House Plans $275 Billion Transport Bill. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;3/12/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31840, p1
Reports on the transport and infrastructure funding bill being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives. Provisions of the proposed budget allocation for road construction, transit projects and related safety projects; Disagreement between the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure...
- Money for transportation. Edmonson, R. G. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/12/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p24
Presents an update on U.S. congressional action on dredging and highway funds, as of January 2004. Action taken by the U.S. Congress to replace the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century; Inclusions of the Corps of Engineers' budget bill signed by U.S. President George W. Bush;...
- Legislators eye road funding. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;06/15/98, Vol. 16 Issue 24, p6
Focuses on Michigan senators' approval of a one-year extension to Public Act 51, which distributes transportation funds in Michigan.
- House Committee approves higher transportation spending for fiscal 1998. Eurich, Heather J. // Bond Buyer;07/14/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30186, p6
Announces the US House Appropriations Committee's July 11, 1997 approval of a bill that would provide $42.5 billion for transportation programs in fiscal 1998. Terms of the legislation; Voice vote on the proposed legislation; Formula for funding transportation projects.
- Aviation, highways face '97 cuts. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;6/17/96, Vol. 236 Issue 24, p18
Reports that airport and federal highway funding would be trimmed and transit aid frozen under a fiscal 1997 transportation spending bill approved by the House transportation appropriations subcommittee on June 6, 1996. Comparison with the 1996 budget; Implications of the airport budget cuts.
- Transportation bill filled with loot for Louisiana. Caywood, Thomas // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);06/08/98, Vol. 18 Issue 49, p1
Anticipates US President Bill Clinton's signing of Louisiana's Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century which increases transportation spending through 2003. Provisions of the bill; Transportation projects funded by the highway bill; Efforts of state legislators to speed up the bill approval.
- S.C. must have a voice in the national transportation debate. Limehouse, H.B. // South Carolina Business Journal;Jan98, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p6
Examines the need for South Carolina's involvement in the debate concerning a long term transportation funding bill. Poor transportation returns of the state in 1996; Importance of the development of the transportation sector in the state.