House Transportation Committee, Subcommittees Take Shape

House Transportation Committee, Subcommittees Take Shape

T&I Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), left, and Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-Mo.) By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) and...
Committee Leadership in 116th Congress Takes Shape

Committee Leadership in 116th Congress Takes Shape

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA House committee leadership is coming into focus as the chamber prepares to switch to the new Democratic majority from Republican control. Some posts, including the Speakership, will not be settled until the 116th Congress opens...
U.S. DOT Announces $1.5 Billion in New Transportation Grants

U.S. DOT Announces $1.5 Billion in New Transportation Grants

Secretary Chao, center, Dec. 11 announced the BUILD grants at U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) headquarters in Washington, D.C. She was joined by U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing &Urban Development (THUD) Chair Sen. Susan...
Congress Extends Funding Until Dec. 21

Congress Extends Funding Until Dec. 21

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA The House and Senate Dec. 6 passed a two-week extension of spending authority for the seven FY 2019 appropriations that remain unfinished, including federal transportation program funding. President...