Title: Appropriations for the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that appropriates $110.25 billion for the Department of Transportation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the 2008 fiscal year.
-Prohibits funds from being used to establish a cross-border motor carrier program allowing Mexican motor carriers to operate beyond commercial zones along the border between the United States and Mexico (Sec. 136).
- $195.00 million for replacing the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and $1.00 billion for bridge repairs in other states.
- $1.66 billion for the Federal Railroad Administration and Amtrak services.
- $39.69 billion for the Department of Housing and Urban Development.