By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA The House of Representatives July 31 passed an appropriations bill that increases U.S. Department of Transportation program funding levels through September 2021. The vote was 217-197. The appropriations bill matches increased funding levels the House passed July 1 in its $2.2 trillion Moving Forward Act infrastructure package. ...
By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA Congressional leadership is at an impasse over the scale and scope of the next COVID-19 relief package. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) July 27 offered a $1 trillion bill, leaving a wide gap with the $3 trillion measure the House passed in May. The Senate’s Health, ...
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