Bill would hike gas tax to pay for roads
A bipartisan group of House members has filed legislation to hike the federal gas tax and index it to inflation to pay for a new transportation bill.
The Hill • Apr 16, 2015
Lawmakers urge Congress to 'man up' on transportation funding
Illinois’ federal lawmakers stood united with area transit leaders Thursday in urging Congress to “man up” and pass a long-term federal transportation funding bill before two key transit measures expire or teeter on insolvency.
Chicago Sun Times • Apr 09, 2015
Getting America To Work Members Mark Stand Up for Transportation Day
On Thursday, April 9, transit agencies across the United States will host events marking Stand Up for Transportation Day
Getting America To Work • Apr 09, 2015
White House sends Congress $478 billion, 6-year transportation bil
The Obama administration sent Congress a $478 billion bill that would provide the federal share of transportation funding for the next six years, the first legislation out of the gate in a year that is likely to produce a competition among three bills.
Washington Post • Mar 30, 2015
Taxes or tolls? Five fixes for highway funding
Members of both parties say they want to see transportation funding extended with little drama, but they have yet to reach a consensus about how to do that, creating the potential for a standoff as the deadline approaches.
The Hill • Mar 16, 2015
DOT chief to Congress: Make highway bill 'count'
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx pushed Congress to approve a long-term infrastructure bill just a couple of blocks away from their doorstep.
The Hill • Feb 20, 2015