highway funding

DOT awards $363M in grants for highway projects

| August 03, 2012

The DOT has made available more than $363 million in grants to fund highway improvements in all 50 states.

No consensus yet on highway funding bill

Jill Dunn | June 11, 2012

Worry remains over whether congress can agree on long-term surface transportation funding before the current stop-gap funding bill expires June 30.

GAO wants stronger oversight of highway partnerships

Jill Dunn | June 04, 2012

Federal Highway Administration partnerships with state transportation offices can pose risks, GAO says.

TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

Jill Dunn | May 02, 2012

Congress will begin reconciling reauthorization bills that contain significantly increased funding for a somewhat controversial loan program.

House passes highway funding extension bill

| April 20, 2012

The House of Representatives passed a bill to extend the federal highway funding through the end of September.

Brokers: Highway bill unlikely prior to election; more on the bond issue

| April 20, 2012

        With news of President Barack Obama's threat to veto any highway reauthorization or extension bill that comes to his desk with authorization of the Keystone XL Pipeline included, as it is in the House version ...

Highway bill faces veto threat

Jill Dunn | April 18, 2012

The White House has said it would veto a transportation funding bill that cleared the House Rules Committee due to its Keystone XL pipeline mandate.

DOT overwhelmed by TIGER grant requests

| April 06, 2012

DOT says the dollar amount requested in grant applications far exceeds the amount set aside for the program.

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