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Senate smacks down Cruz, advances highway bill

Lawmakers are pushing forward on must-pass highway legislation after an amendment reviving the federal Export-Import Bank provoked a heated clash on the Senate floor. The...

Slight majority supports highway costs from taxes

Small wonder Congress has kept federal highway and transit programs teetering on the edge of insolvency for years, unable to find a politically acceptable...

Congress goes to gimmicks to pay for highway funds

Congress is providing $11 billion to prevent a 28 percent reduction in federal highway and mass transit spending at the peak of the summer...

Congress rushing to run away from Washington for a month

Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its...

Senate faces looming highway bill deadline

The Senate is set to take up legislation to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before the government...

Deadline looming on federal highway bill

With an August deadline looming, the House is poised to act on a bill that would temporarily patch over a multibillion-dollar pothole in federal...