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Senate Appropriators Send Letter to Government Accountability Office on Automated Vehicles; Lawmakers Aim to Vote on FAA Reauthorization Before August Recess

Legislative Activity Senate Appropriators Send Letter to Government Accountability Office on Automated Vehicles On Wednesday, April 26, Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jack Reed (D-RI), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office regarding the impacts of … Continue Reading

Trump Releases FY 2018 Budget Blueprint and Sends FY 2017 Military and Border Supplemental to Congress

Executive Branch Activity Trump Releases FY 2018 Budget Blueprint Last week, President Donald Trump released his FY 2018 “skinny budget,” intended to serve as the blueprint for his full budget request expected in May. As anticipated, the $1.1 trillion budget request adheres to the topline discretionary spending cap of $1.1 trillion mandated by the Budget … Continue Reading

House Appropriations Committee to Markup THUD Bill; House T&I Committee Expected to Markup WRDA Bill; DOT Receives $9.8 Billion in FASTLANE Grant Applications

Legislative Activity House Appropriations Committee to Markup THUD Bill The House Appropriations Committee will mark up its FY 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) Appropriations Act on Tuesday, May 24, after an uneventful Subcommittee markup last week. This comes on the heels of the Senate passing its THUD Appropriations bill last … Continue Reading

Tax-Writers Again Facing Highway Funding Dilemma, Unsure on International Tax Reform

Legislative Activity Tax-Writers May Punt Highway Bill…Again On July 29, just prior to adjourning, the House overwhelmingly approved a three-month compromise highway spending bill. This three-month extension, which also costs $8 billion and expires on October 29, was passed with hopes that both chambers will now have sufficient time to negotiate a compromise on tax … Continue Reading
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