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April 10, 2014

Foxx to tout transportation investment on bus tour

Secretary Foxx’s tour will include visits to manufacturers, bridges, freight facilities, and highway projects in an effort to raise awareness of America’s infrastructure deficit.


March 4, 2014

Obama unveils $300 billion surface transportation bill plan

The plan proposes a reformed business tax structure that would add significantly to federal revenues and increase funding for transportation by an average of about 38% per year.


February 27, 2014

Fed tax plan proposes $126 billion for Highway Trust Fund

Fund slated to run out of money by September, with the current surface transportation bill, MAP-21, expiring in October.


July 18, 2013

Subcommittee to discuss Highway Trust Fund

The hearing, entitled “How the Financial Status of the Highway Trust Fund Impacts Surface Transportation Programs,” is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.


March 19, 2010

President Obama signs HIRE Act

Bill includes an extension of authorizing law for federal transit and highway programs through 2010 and transfers $19.5 billion of general funds from the Treasury into the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), including $4.8 billion into the Mass Transit Account.


March 4, 2010

Senate votes to extend Highway Trust Fund

Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning's decision to block the legislation last week forced the DOT to furlough nearly 2,000 employees without pay Monday.


April 2, 2009

AASHTO launches transit awareness campaign

Includes a Website outlining authorization proposals and supplying facts about America's transportation infrastructure, as well as a host of examples and information on issues ranging from safety and congestion to freight and transit.


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