Legislative advocacy for the roadway safety industry

ATSSA’s Government Relations Team is here to help the roadway safety industry educate decision-makers on the state and federal level, to advocate for roadway safety infrastructure policies and funding. Learn more about ATSSA’s grassroots advocacy to advance policies that move us Toward Zero Deaths on our nation’s roadways and how you can get involved.

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Senate sets timeframe for infrastructure package

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) indicated that the Senate should expect to vote on a bipartisan infrastructure package later this month.

The framework of the package was agreed to in late June and has the support of the “G-22,” a group of 11 Democrat and 11 Republican senators. The framework’s initial total cost is $1.2 trillion, with $109 billion going to roads and bridges and $11 billion marked for safety.

Senate Democrats intend on pairing the infrastructure package with a companion $3.5 trillion budget resolution made up of priorities kept out of the bipartisan bill, including action on climate change, increases to childcare and a potential increase on taxes for corporations.

In the House, the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee completed a markup of its FY22 budget Monday night. The budget proposal passed by a voice vote.

The budget proposal allocates $105.7 billion for the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)–a $19 billion increase over both last year’s enacted budget and the budget request made by President Joe Biden for this fiscal year.

The spending bill now goes to a markup before the full House Appropriations Committee on Friday.

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