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Lawmakers Prepare to Conference Highway Bill

November 16, 2015

Lawmakers Prepare to Conference Highway Bill

The House of Representatives returns from a week-long recess today and is expected to begin negotiating a six-year highway bill with the Senate in an effort to finalize an agreement on a multi-year highway bill by Nov. 20, when current spending authority on the Highway Trust Fund expires.

Lawmakers Divided Over Highway Bill Extension

May 8, 2015

Lawmakers Divided Over Highway Bill Extension

Although a short-term patch to the current highway bill is expected soon, Senate Republicans continue to disagree over how to fund an extension and how long it should last.

EPW Finishing Up Long-Term Highway Bill

May 7, 2015

EPW Finishing Up Long-Term Highway Bill

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee leaders Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) said they are finishing up work on a five or six-year highway bill, Politico reported.

EPW Chairman Says It’s Time to Draft a Highway Bill

March 4, 2015

EPW Chairman Says It’s Time to Draft a Highway Bill

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman James Inhofe (R-Okla.) said the recent hearing on the reauthorization of the Highway Trust Fund will be the last and that the committee is working to push out a long-term bill before the current extension expires in May, according to Politico.