Bills Seek Infrastructure Funding Through Tax Reform
Congressional trio seeks revenue for infrastructure funding from tax reform as Moody’s warns of slow spending increase.  more »
Revenue from tax reform would boost federal infrastructure funding in recycled proposal.
St. Louis is seeking federal approval to explore a privatization of St. Louis Lambert International Airport as a means to generate private investment in the air field and funds for city use. more »
Airport executives tell Senate panel that raising the passenger facility charge would help fund needed improvements. more »
President Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget would cause a major setback to plans for a long-stalled Gateway rail project connecting New Jersey and Manhattan, lawmakers and transportation advocates warned. more »
Bonds supported by higher gas tax could spark $500 billion increase in federal transportation funding. more »
JP Morgan’s 7th annual public finance transportation and utility conference in New York featured presentations from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which are taking differing approaches to financing their needs. more »
Arkansas House defeats plan to raise taxes by $200 million per year to support road bonds. more »
A potential budget wall between TxDOT and a proposed bullet train could halt the $12 billion project. more »
Trump’s 2018 budget plan threatens funding for transit projects such as Maryland’s $5.6 billion Purple Line rail P3. more »
One of the only intermodal freight facilities to take advantage of a special 12-year-old federal private activity bond program is readying its fourth round of financing. more »
President Trump's 2018 budget outline would dramatically cut spending for federal transportation and community development programs. more »
Legislative battles break out in South Carolina and Tennessee over proposed state gasoline tax hikes. more »
Private investment plan revives long-stalled Oklahoma highway project to complete a road loop around Tulsa. more »
All Aboard Florida said it anticipates launching its Brightline-branded private passenger train service between Miami and West Palm Beach in September, following an introductory roll-out phase. more »

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale tells how marijuana taxation and regulation could help the commonwealth shore up its budget. He also discusses audits by his office, unfunded pension liability and the effect of a Donald Trump presidency. Hosted by Paul Burton.

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