2019 Appropriations, Transportation continued
On September 28, the President signed a “minibus” appropriations bill comprised of Department of Defense; the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education appropriations bills for fiscal year 2019. The bill also contains a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) to temporarily fund remaining government programs – including transportation – until December 7, 2018.
FAA Reauthorization, Waiting for President's Signature
The Senate approved a five-year reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), sending the legislation to the White House for the president’s signature.
Besides reauthorizing the FAA, the bill also reforms and reauthorizes the Transportation Security Administration, reauthorizes the National Transportation Safety Board and includes the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018.