July 9, 2014

House proposes $10.5 billion, 8-month transportation bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Ways and Means Committee is proposing a $10.5 billion, eight-month transportation funding bill, calling for a temporary extension of current transportation funding levels until May 31, 2015, The Hill reported.

RELATED: Foxx outlines plans to manage impending HTF insolvency

The GOP proposal, released Tuesday afternoon, comes as lawmakers scramble to come up with a way to replenish the Department of Transportation's depleted Highway Trust Fund before a predicted August bankruptcy date, according to the report.

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  • John Thomasson[ July 10th, 2014 @ 3:20pm ]

    I'm a republican and this makes me made as heck. 10B here and 10b here and pretty soon we're talking real money. We don't have the money...cut something else or don't spend another dime.

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