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Congress changes in the Transportation Industry for 2016

Highway Bill – FAST Act (Fixing America’s Surface Transport Act)

Signed into law by President Obama last month, this bipartisan legislation will finally give relief to the industry that has not seen a multiple year (6 years) funded Highway Bill since 2005. 446 more words


"How Conservatives Lost 2015": Talked A Big Game But Ended Up Losing Almost Every Big Legislative Battle

Establishment Republicans had a miserable year on the campaign trail. But on Capitol Hill—far from Make America Great Again hats—they cleaned up.

Conservatives on the Hill, emboldened by Republican gains in the midterm elections, followed the battle cry of the Heritage Foundation’s powerful lobbying arm against their Establishment overlords. 785 more words


Big Banks In a Tizzy Want to Take Their Billions and Go Home

From the Intercept, by David Dayen

The big banks are not taking a rare legislative defeat lying down.

Days after President Obama signed into law a highway package that finally… 585 more words


A Highway Bill for Nebraska

By U.S. Senator Deb Fischer

Nebraskans are blessed with good and reliable roads, which serve as the lifeblood of our urban communities and rural reaches. 606 more words


President Signs Highway Bill

President Barack Obama has signed the highway bill Congress approved Dec. 3, ushering in a regulation that independent tire dealers and distributors register tires at the point-of-sale. 394 more words

Congress passes five-year highway bill, including big wins for motorcyclists

PICKERINGTON, OH – December 4, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Congress passed a five-year $305 billion highway bill Dec. 3 that includes several big wins for motorcyclists, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. 468 more words


Bipartisan agreement reached on a $305 billion five-year highway bill

I applaud this, but in fact it’s only a drop in the bucket of what needs to be done to correct all the deficiencies in our infrastructure. 44 more words