All posts tagged "Highway Bill"

  • Politics
    Roll Call: Senate to accept 3-month Highway Bill, stay another week

    (Niels Lesniewski, Roll Call) – The Senate will accept a House bill to provide a three-month extension of highway programs, as well as preventing a veterans funding shortfall. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday the Senate will take up the highway extension from the House that will run to Oct. 29. He also said the...

  • Opinion
    Ex-Im Bank not dead yet

    (Robert Romano, – The Senate has temporarily abandoned its plans for a long-term highway bill with...

  • Politics
    Roll Call: Senate votes to advance Highway Bill

    (Steven Dennis, Roll Call) – The Senate broke a logjam late Wednesday to advance a bipartisan highway bill despite several top Democrats voting to filibuster the package. The vote caught many senators by surprise. Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore,. were warming up for the Washington Kastles Charity Classic when they got word...