Tag: FAST Act

Senate passes FAST Act

by Cydney Posner The Hill is reporting that the “Senate approved a five-year, $305 billion highway bill [the FAST Act] Thursday, sending it to President Obama with just one day to spare before the scheduled expiration of the nation’s road and transit spending.  The measure passed by a 83-16 tally, […]

FAST Act passes House

by Cydney Posner Reuters reports: “In a show of Congressional bipartisanship, the House of Representatives voted 359 to 65 to send the $305 billion legislation [the FAST Act] to the Senate. It is widely expected to be approved and forwarded to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature before […]

Provisions to modify the JOBS Act and otherwise benefit smaller companies survive conference and will soon be up for vote

by Cydney Posner As discussed in this PubCo post, HR 22, now called the “FAST Act” – it was the “DRIVE Act” and before that the “Hire More Heroes Act” – is not just about transportation and highways (as important as that may be).  Buried in the bill are several […]