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Senate Continues Six-Year Highway Bill Push, Deadline Looms

July 27, 2015

Senate Continues Six-Year Highway Bill Push, Deadline Looms

With just days remaining until the expiration of current highway funding law, the Senate continues to push forward with a six-year federal highway bill, teeing up a show down with the House, which passed a five-month extension to transportation programs earlier this month.

House Passes Highway Funding Patch

July 16, 2015

House Passes Highway Funding Patch

Lawmakers continued their push for an extension to highway funding law the week of July 13 as the clock continues to tick down to its July 31 expiration. The U.S. House of Representatives voted 312-119 to extend Highway Trust Fund financing through Dec. 18.

Senate EPW Committee Approves Six-Year Highway Bill

June 24, 2015

Senate EPW Committee Approves Six-Year Highway Bill

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) on June 24 unanimously approved a bipartisan $275 billion highway bill that would fund the nation’s highway program for six years.