Posts Tagged ‘Highway Funding’

Six Year Highway Bill Fails to Reform Waste

Posted on: May 16th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

When the Senate Committee on Environmental and Public Works (EPW) recently released its proposal for a six year reauthorization of the current highway and surface [...]


Highway Funding Faces a Fight

Posted on: May 9th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Even though the need for additional funding is clear, there is little to no consensus among lawmakers regarding how they’ll meet the funding needs in [...]


GROW what? Proposed bill misnamed

Posted on: May 2nd, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Now that the Obama administration has sent its transportation funding bill to Congress so we can see what’s in it, it’s clear that the GROW [...]


Political Fantasy Not Viable Highway Funding Option

Posted on: April 22nd, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Just when it looked as if some common sense regarding the highway funding bill was found in Washington, along comes the Obama administration with its [...]


Future for Highway Funding

Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by Tom Kelley 1 Comment

Some Senators Reach Bipartisan Agreement On Next Highway Bill With just a few months left before the expiration of the current highway funding bill, there [...]


Highway Funding Looks Iffy

Posted on: March 7th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Lawmakers reject funding options Fearing an election-year backlash over raising taxes of any kind, federal lawmakers are taking various options for highway funding off the [...]


New Tax Proposed for Highway Funding

Posted on: December 6th, 2013 by Tom Kelley 1 Comment

Right Topic, Wrong Idea Earlier this week, Oregon’s Representative Earl Blumenauer reintroduced legislation regarding funding for federal highway programs. The bill requires the government to [...]