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HR 3074 - Appropriations for the Department of Transportation and the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Key Vote

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Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (270-147) - (Key vote)

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.

Highlights:
  • 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.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (88-7) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (268-153) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Appropriations for the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development

Sponsors

  • John W. Olver (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
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