Bill allowing airports to double PFCs could spark bonds
- Airports Seek Ally In Oberstar. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;3/29/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32597, p1
The article reports on the support given by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Representative James L. Oberstar to a proposal to lower borrowing costs of airports. Oberstar said he would likely support the idea of reclassifying certain airport bonds as government rather...
- House Panel Prepares Rail Bonds. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;3/9/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32086, p1
Reports on the plan of the Republican leaders of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to reintroduce legislation that would authorize states to issue taxable tax credit bonds and tax-exempt private activity bonds over 10 years for high-speed rail projects. Intention of the...
- Rail Plan Introduced In House. Funk, Lynne // Bond Buyer;5/12/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32876, p1
The article focuses on the Rail Infrastructure Development and Expansion Act for the 21st Century (RIDE-21) introduced by the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman James L. Oberstar. The bill would authorize states and interstate compacts to issue $12 billion of...
- House Panel Issues Report Citing Importance of TIFIA, PABs to P3s. Watts, Jim // Bondbuyer.com;9/18/2014, p13
The article discusses a report on public-private partnerships (P3s) released by a panel set up by the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in September 2014. Topics covered include the views of U.S. Representative Bill Shuster on the interest of the private sector in investing...
- Are Western railroads important? // Railway Age;Sep96, Vol. 197 Issue 9, p16
Points out that only one member of the US House Railroad Subcommittee is from the western region. Basis for the selection of subcommittee members.
- Boating issues find new congressional home. Griswold, Whit // Salt Water Sportsman;May95, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p42
Reports that the Congressional Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will oversee boating and related issues that had been under the jurisdiction of the Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee. Bud Shuster as chairman of the committee; Howard Coble as chairman of subcommittee in charge of...
- It's pretty crowded up in the cab. // National Journal;4/05/97, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p643
Reports that the increase in the number of members at the US House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the largest congressional panel ever, has meant the reduction in the number of seats allocated for public hearings. Need to turn away lobbyists during a public hearing.
- Controversial dam in California not to be built. // International Wildlife;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p6
Reports in 1996, that the United States House Transportation Committee has rejected an amendment that would authorized construction of the Auburn Dam, on California's American River. Cost of the dam; Opposition to the construction; Impact of the actions taken by the Committee.
- The cup runneth over. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;8/19/2002, Issue 2527, p24
Reports on the implications of the 30-minute rule on flights into Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C.