March 7, 2013
The Disaster Relief Appropriations Act authorized a total of $10.9 billion, which is now reduced by 5%, or $545 million, because of the mandatory budget cuts known as sequestration that took effect on March 1.
June 7, 2012
The draft of the proposal released Wednesday contains a $3.9 billion reduction for the agencies from 2012 spending and it is $1.9 billion less than President Obama requested for the departments earlier this year.
December 23, 2010
The previous extension of SAFETEA-LU was set to expire at the end of 2010, and this is the sixth extension of the legislation since the original authorization expired on Sept. 30, 2009.
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