Federal News:

Obama Signs FAST Act
President Obama late last week signed into law the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act (H.R. 22), a five-year, $305 billion bill that is the first long-term surface transportation legislation passed by Congress in 10 years...to continue reading, click here.

Omnibus bill includes transit-commuter tax benefit
The $1.1 trillion Omnibus Appropriations bill for federal fiscal-year 2016 that Congress passed last week includes a permanent extension of the transit commuter benefit, an increase in funding to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), and funding for various transit-rail and port projects...to continue reading, click here.

State News:

Virginia House GOP aims to block tolls on I-66 and EPA’s climate change rules
Virginia House Republicans on Monday announced the first part of a legislative agenda chocked full of hot-button issues, from traffic in Northern Virginia and climate change to charter schools and unions...to continue reading, click here.


Local News:

Virginia Railway Express seeks gas tax change
The Virginia Railway Express plans to ask the General Assembly to let it revise a gas tax charged to participating localities...to continue reading, click here.