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December 17, 2009
Today, the Senate Commerce Committee reported out Senate Bill S. 554, the “Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act of 2009”.
October 5, 2009
Word from FMCSA is that their programs are exempt from cuts resulting from the recission affecting surface transportation programs that became effective October 1st with the passage of the one-month Continuing Resolution.
CONGRESS PASSES CR THAT PROVIDES FUNDING FOR DOT AND FMCSA AT 2009 LEVELS TO OCTOBER 31ST AND EXTENDS SAFETEA-LU FOR ONE MONTH AS WELLOctober 1, 2009
Last night, just hours before the end of the 2009 Fiscal Year, Congress passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) that funds most agencies of the Federal Government, including DOT, through October 31st at 2009 levels.
July 16, 2009
As reported in our last update of June 26, the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit reported the authorization bill “Surface Transportation Authorization Act of 2009” (STAA) to the full Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Motor carrier safety and hazardous materials sections of the “Surface Transportation Authorization Act of 2009”June 26, 2009
The House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit reported the authorization bill to the full Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Wednesday, June 24.
June 19, 2009
On Thursday, June 18, Congressman James Oberstar (D-MN), Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and Ranking Member John Mica (R-FL) released a white paper outlining the provisions in the “Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act of 2009”.
May 21, 2009
The Obama Administration recently released its FY 2010 budget proposal that funds the Federal Government for the Fiscal Year starting October 1, 2009.
April 28, 2009
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I) is now writing the Reauthorization bill and it is expected to be reported out of the Committee by late May or early June.
March 19, 2009
Congress has finally passed, and the President has signed into law, the FY 2009 Omnibus Appropriations bill which includes funding for the Department of Transportation.