House defies Bush with $275B transportation bill
Friday, April 2, 2004

The House is moving forward with a $275 billion transportation bill despite threat of a veto by President Bush.

The White House has called for a $256 billion limit. The Senate approved a $318 billion version.

Tribes receive a small percentage of federal highway funds through the Indian Reservation Road program. The House version authorizes $1.895 billion through fiscal year 2008 for the program.

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Highway bill gets a boost from Young (The Anchorage Daily News 4/2)

Get the Bills:
Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (H.R.3550) | S.1072 (Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act of 2003)

Relevant Links:
TEA-21 Reauthorization -
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