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Federal Agencies Funded Through March 4, 2011; SAFETEA-LU Extended to September 30, 2011; Maine/Vermont Pilot Program Not ExtendedDecember 21, 2010
Today, the Congress has passed, and the President is expected to sign, a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) that will fund the Department of Transportation, FMCSA operations and state safety grant programs at 2010 levels through March 4, 2011.
December 17, 2010
All agencies of the federal government, including the Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, are currently being funded under a Continuing Resolution (CR) at basically FY 2010 levels.
Congress Continues 2010 Funding for DOT and Other Federal Agencies Through December 3rd with Continuing Resolution (CR)October 5, 2010
On September 30, the last day of the 2010 Federal Fiscal Year, the U.S. Congress sent the President legislation (which he has signed) funding the federal government at 2010 authorized levels on a temporary basis until December 3rd.
August 19, 2010
The House passed the 2011 DOT/HUD Appropriations bill, H.R. 5850, before the August recess.
July 8, 2010
CVSA’s Interim Executive Director, Stephen A. Keppler testified before the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit at a hearing on June 23, 2010 called by Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) to review FMCSA’s plans to implement CSA 2010.
May 10, 2010
CVSA President Francis (Buzzy) France recently testified at a hearing before the Senate Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security on “Oversight of Motor Carrier Safety Efforts” on April 28, 2010.
March 18, 2010
Yesterday, the Senate passed the “Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE)” Act, H.R. 2847, that included a provision to extend SAFETEA-LU through December 31, 2010 as well as providing the Highway Trust Fund $19.5 billion so it can meet its financial obligations through 2011.