Sens. Set Up Final Vote On $109B Transportation Bill

Law360, New York (February 9, 2012, 6:10 PM EST) -- The U.S. Senate agreed Thursday to push forward a $109 billion surface transportation spending bill to reauthorize and fund the nearly insolvent Highway Trust Fund, setting up a final floor vote that could come as early as next week.

In an 85-11 vote, the floor moved for cloture on the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, S. 1813. The MAP-21 bill would authorize several revenue streams for the Highway Trust Fund, which contributes to projects that maintain the interstate highway system and which...
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