U.S. Congress Passes Two-Year Transportation Budget

Thursday, November 5, 2015

The Senate recently approved a $55.3 billion appropriations bill to fund the Department of Transportation over the next two years, an increase of $1.5 billion over the previous year. The new bill also avoids a government shutdown and prevents defaulting on loans. The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association has praised passage of the bill, saying it promotes additional investments in transportation infrastructure.

Read more about the bill here.