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- Senate committee offers six-year MAP-21 extension. Jones, Kevin // Commercial Carrier Journal;Jun2014, Vol. 171 Issue 6, p16
The article reports on a six-year surface transportation reauthorization offered by the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works that extends the maintaining spending levels of MAP-21, a federal funding program, for highways and transit while allowing for increases due to inflation.
- Senate Committee to Vote On Six-Year Transportation Bill on May 15. Jagoda, Naomi // Bond Buyer;5/9/2014, Vol. 123 Issue F318, p1
The article reports that the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will vote on the surface transportation reauthorization bill Moving Ahead for Progress (MAP) in the 21st Century on May 15, 2014. Topics discussed include the funding of fund federal-aid highway programs under the...
- Just-in-time highway funding. CRISSEY, JEFF // Commercial Carrier Journal;Jun2014, Vol. 171 Issue 6, p6
The article reports on the approval of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in favor of the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act that would extend the two-year 2012 MAP-21 legislation for another six years. It notes the capability of such move to increase Federal-Aid Highway Program...
- Senators Propose Stable Highway Funding. Watts, Jim // Bondbuyer.com;6/23/2015, p20
The article offers information on the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision of the Economy (DRIVE) Act from the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Topics include the loans of the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act, the inclusion of a new freight...
- Senators Propose Stable Highway Funding. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;6/24/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34331, p1
The Senate Environment and Public Work Committee's six-year transportation proposal would provide about $43 billion a year of federal highway funding.
- Dems preview Superfund reform bill. Brostoff, Steven // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;4/8/96, Vol. 100 Issue 15, p26
Reports that the Clinton administration and the House Democrats are seeking comments on the Superfund reform plan. Description of the Superfund reform plan; Support of the reform plan; Revelations of the reform plan; Expectations of John Chafee, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee...
- CWA reauthorization moves ahead. // Occupational Hazards;Apr94, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p65
Reports on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee's approval of a bill to reauthorize the Clean Water Act (CWA). Significance of Republican support for CWA reauthorization.
- State officials push bill restoring limited power to counties. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;06/18/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30665, p5
Focuses on the campaign of state officials in the United States for the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee to approve legislation to restore limited flow control authority to county governments. Goal of the proposed legislation to make it easier for counties to pay of solid waste debt.
- On the road again. // American Nurseryman;11/1/95, Vol. 182 Issue 9, p12
Reports on the US Senate Environment and Public Works Committee's approval of a legislation designating some 116,000 miles of interstate highways as the National Highway System.