Chronology: The 2015 transportation bill

November 20th, 2015

July 2012—President Obama signs a two-year transportation reauthorization bill into law. The “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act,” known as MAP 21, keeps transportation programs running through the end of fiscal year 2014 and calls for transferring $18.8 billion from the general fund to the highway and transit trust funds. August 10, […]

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Amendment adds “geosynthetic materials” to 2015 transportation bill

November 5th, 2015

U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) is shown endorsing the amendment by Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.) that supports the use of innovative technologies, including geosynthetic materials. Their comments were made Nov. 3 during debate in the House regarding the 2015 transportation bill. The amendment passed by voice vote.

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