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January 23, 2012 Press Release

“President Barack Obama presented an inspiring vision of the future to the Congress and the American people tonight. An America built to last should certainly be the hope of every member of Congress and every citizen of this nation.

November 25, 2009 Page

Every other year, Congress considers a comprehensive authorization bill for projects and studies within the jurisdiction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ("Corps").  This authorizing legislation is called the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).

February 1, 2009 Page

The SAFETEA-LU, the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: a Legacy for Users (P.L. 109-59; 119 Stat 1144) authorization of federal highway and transit programs expires at the close of FY2009.  Consequently, the 111th Congress is preparing to begin drafting the surface transportation reauthorization legislation.

July 23, 2008 Page

On Wednesday, July 23rd, Congressman Lewis led the Congressional debate on H.R. 6532, the Highway Trust Fund Restoration Act.  This legislation passed by a vote of 387 to 37, and the President signed it into law on September 15, 2008.

July 23, 2008 Page

Breaking Down the Highway Trust Fund

What is the Highway Trust Fund?

July 24, 2007 Page

National Highway Transportation Safety Administration Safety-related rulemaking

July 24, 2007 Page

H.R. 3074, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2008 Floor Colloquy between Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and Chairman John Olver (D-MA) on Occupant Vehicle Ejection Safety Standards

July 24, 2007 Page

Rep. Lewis led an oversight effort and applauded the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee for working to address highway safety standards in the fiscal year 2008 appropriations bill.