Legislative status report
- Transportation budget brawl is brewing. Markus, Stuart // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);12/15/2000, Vol. 47 Issue 50, p4A
Reports on the defeat of the Transportation Bond Act in the United States. Transportation infrastructure improvement programs in Long Island, New York; Details of the bond proposal.
- Wisconsin Ends Session With New Debt Issuer, But No Milwaukee RTA. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;4/26/2010, Vol. 372 Issue 33305, p3
The article reports on the approval of Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle on the legislation that authorizes the creation of a conduit bonding commission, while a bill that establishes a regional transportation authority in the Milwaukee area is still waiting for approval.
- NORTH CAROLINA: Infrastructure Bond Bill Signed. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;8/7/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32435, p9
The article reports on a bill signed into law by North Carolina Governor Mike Easley that will allow cities and counties that face increased demands for infrastructure improvements as a result of rapid growth and development to issue revenue bonds to cover those needs. Under the law, in order...
- N. Orleans Plan Could Cost $17B. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;1/12/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32297, p1
The article focuses on the cost of rebuilding Atlanta, Georgia after the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. The governmental officials indicated that the plan could cost up to $17 billion and they are considering bonds to help pay for it. The Urban Planning Committee has presented a plan...
- THE BOND BUYER LEGISLATIVE STATUS REPORT. // Bond Buyer;1/17/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32299, p7
The article presents the bond buyer legislative status report in the U.S. The House approved a bill authorizing a 283.9 billion dollars through 2009 on March 10, 2006. The Senate included the Talent bill in broader transportation legislation approved by May 17 and the measure was incorporated...
- THE 'HIGHWAYMEN' COME TO MORRISTOWN. Skow, John // Saturday Evening Post;4/9/1966, Vol. 239 Issue 8, p68
Focuses on the highway project at the town of Morristown, New Jersey in 1966. Description of the town; Response of the residents to the project; Explanation of the road builders on the highway to be built; Purpose of the amendment of the Federal-Aid Highway Act; Lesson from the Morristown project.
- "Idle" thoughts. Dorn, Robert // Fleet Equipment;Mar2008, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p90
The author reflects on anti-idling regulations in the U.S. He introduced the April 2008 annual Equipment Management Resource Directory which contains the updated listing of all the anti-idling regulations that certain states are mandating. He commented about the differences of such regulations...
- Rep. Neal Wants BABs Included In Transportation Bill. Jagoda, Naomi // Bondbuyer.com;6/10/2015, p27
The article reports on Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal's call for the inclusion of a revived Build America Bond program in a long-term highway bill. Topics covered include the use of Build America Bonds by Republican and Democratic congressional districts in 2009 to 2010, Neal's...
- State Officials Want $15B Private-Activity Bond Cap Lifted. Dutton, Audrey // Bond Buyer;10/28/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 32991, p21
The article reports on the call of Washington state transportation officials to the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that would remove the $15 billion federal volume cap private-activity bonds in 2009. The removal would include transportation financing, authorization on the issuance of...