Tag Archives: Transportation

Appropriations for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and for Defense

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) in his weekly emails gives his perspective on action in Congress. Here he discusses “H.R. 2577, “Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act” and H.R. 2685, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act.” H.R. 2577, “Transportation, Housing … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano on Passenger Rail Reform

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) writes on Passenger Rail Reform: Today the House considered H.R. 749, the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015. This legislation reauthorizes Amtrak for 5 years, providing close to $2 billion for improvements to the Northeast … Continue reading

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What Tom Reed disliked in the budget

There are many victories in this proposal. It moves the ball forward in that it continues us on a path of reducing the budget deficit and authorizes less spending in FY 2015 than the agreed upon cap in the Murray-Ryan … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano on McKeon, CR, and other matters

Vote to Arm Syrian Rebels As I reported to you on Tuesday, I could not support the amendment to provide funds for arming Syrian rebels as part of the Obama Administration’s developing plan to destroy ISIS. The amendment passed Wednesday … Continue reading

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Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 (sequel)

While the best-case scenario is a longer-term fix, this bill keeps jobs in place and gives Congress time to work on what the country really needs: a long-term plan to care for our roads and infrastructure.–Rep. Tom Reed Heritage Action, … Continue reading

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