Clinton signs off on ISTEA interim measure
- Highway bill still in limbo. Bontz, Rita // Overdrive;Nov97, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p34
Announces that the US Congress has not approved legislation to reauthorize highway funding before the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act expires on September 30, 1997. Permission for government agencies to spend money at the 1997 level until October 23; Proposal to tighten...
- Highways--Congress failed us! Malloy, Cy // Concrete Products;Aug97, Vol. 100 Issue 8, p43
Reports on the debate on highway funding in the United States. Failure of the bipartisan House Resolution to amend the White House and Congressional Budget Agreement to increase highway funding.
- BESTEA passes. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;04/06/98, Vol. 16 Issue 14, p1
Reports on the passage of the federal highway spending bill known as the Building Efficient Surface Transportation & Equity Act of 1998 by the US House of Representatives. Increases in road spending under the legislation; Road projects in Michigan to be funded by federal money.
- Tax bill provision opens door for added highway spending. Eurich, Heather J. // Bond Buyer;07/25/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30195, p4
Reports that US Senate and House negotiators have agreed to create a bill provision with the potential for an additional $6 billion per year in highway spending. Amount of gasoline tax to be transferred from the general fund to the highway trust fund; Obstacles to the proposal; Struggle to...
- County looking to avoid road reviews, feds say. Couzens, Fred // Las Vegas Business Press;08/21/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 33, p6
Reports the proposal to reclassify road segments in Clark County, Nevada. Consequences of changing the functional classification of streets segments; Impact of the disapproval of the PM-10 State Implementation Plan on the federal road construction fund; Non-federal projects proposed by Clark...
- Short-term ISTEA bill passed by House, Senate. // Pit & Quarry;Dec97, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p4
Reports on the US Congress' passage of the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 1997 that sets guidelines for states on the spending of unobligated highway funds. Amount of highway funds allocated to states for fiscal 1998; Distribution of obligation authority to states using a formula which...
- What's Fair Is Fair. Keane, Angela Greiling // Traffic World;7/21/2003, Vol. 267 Issue 29, p11
Reports that United States House members representing states that will lose highway funding if the current spending formula is changed, have joined together in an effort to prevent the proposed changes. Congressmen who proposed the funding change; Provisions of the policy changes.
- Ryan's first road test is passage of new transit bill. // Crain's Chicago Business;12/21/98, Vol. 21 Issue 51, p10
Calls on Illinois legislators to approve legislation that would provide needed funds for mass transit and road projects. Key Chicago-area projects that are in need of capital; Importance of an effective transportation system to the economy.
- 4.3 cents diverted to Highway Trust Fund. // Pit & Quarry;Sep97, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p16
Reports that President Bill Clinton signed a balanced budget bill that included a redirection of the 4.3 cents-per-gallon gas tax to the Highway Trust Fund. Annual revenues that will be generated to the Highway Trust Fund as a result of the bill; Organizations supporting the bill.