No Vote on 90-Day Transpo Extension Tonight After All

False alarm…


It looks like some dealmaking may still be in the works. Like we said, on a dime.

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Mica: Transpo Bill Lasts Through September 2014

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I was not expecting this: Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair John Mica (R-FL) just released a statement saying “the tentative agreement establishes federal highway, transit and highway safety policy and keeps programs at current funding levels through the end of fiscal year 2014.” That’s a full year longer than the Senate bill allowed for. This will no doubt please […]