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
Rep. Blumenauer Introduces Highway Funding Bill
Getting America To Work applauds Congressman Blumenauer for continuing his efforts to ensure America’s transportation and infrastructure needs are funded for years to come.
Press Release • Feb 05, 2015
Obama, Congress agree on infrastructure need, if not fix
President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Congress agree they need to fix the country’s infrastructure funding problem before the money runs out on May 31. But so far, they’ve found little agreement on how to get there.
McClatchy DC • Jan 20, 2015