Today’s Headlines

  • Biden’s Debt Ceiling Gang Nearing a Deal on $1 Trillion in Cuts, Cantor Says (Politico)
  • Ryan Budget Fails in Senate — But Still Fared Far Better Than Obama’s Budget (The Hill)
  • Top T&I Dem Says Gas Tax Increase, Indexing Should Be On the Table (The Hill)
  • LA Mayor Villaraigosa: America Fast Forward in Senate Bill Will Create Jobs, Fund LA Projects (HuffPo)
  • Absence of Earmarks, Delays on Transpo Bill Draw Lobbyists to State Decision-Makers (Roll Call)
  • Feds Won’t Budge on California High-Speed Rail Plans (AP)
  • If Poor People Live in Suburbs, Job Sprawl is Good For Them, Right? Wrong. (TNR)
  • Report on Florida’s Stimulus Spending Finds Limitations of “Shovel-Ready” Mandate (PR Newswire)
  • Aging U.S. Population Needs Better Road Crossings, Longer Signals, Complete Streets (NPR)
  • Vancouver, BC Suburb Rallies to Stop Highway Extension (Straight.com)

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Live-Blogging the House Transportation Extension Debate & Vote

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After a long night’s wrangling over the budget, the House convened early (for them) at 9 this morning to tackle a 90-day 60-day 90-day extension of the transportation bill. Despite some fierce opposition from House Democrats who wanted to vote on the bipartisan Senate bill instead of another extension, the measure passed. We’re brought you the fireworks as […]