June 20, 2014
Proposal would increase the federal gasoline and diesel taxes by six cents in each of the next two years for a total of 12 cents. This would provide enough funding to offset current MAP-21 spending levels over the next 10 years.
June 27, 2013
He replaces Ray LaHood and will immediately confront safety and funding challenges in a large department that oversees the nation’s highway, transit, aviation and rail networks.
June 21, 2012
Lawmakers said that the leaders’ instruction that negotiators redouble their efforts was seen as genuine and boosted hopes of a deal before the July 4 recess, which begins a week from Friday.
August 5, 2011
President Barack Obama nominated Deborah Hersman for a second term on June 28, 2011. She was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.
February 10, 2009
Bill that includes $8.4 billion for transit must now go to conference with the House, which passed an $819 billion version of the bill late last month.
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