Transportation budget is trimmed in House resolution

03/11/2013 | · Roll Call (free content)

A continuing resolution measure that would cut $785 million from the U.S. transportation budget has been approved in the House of Representatives as part of a funding resolution for fiscal 2013. The measure goes against funding requirements set forth by MAP-21. The resolution offers more flexibility to military and veterans programs to counter the sequester's automatic cuts. The measure drew criticism in the Senate, which is under pressure to accept the bill in order to prevent a potential government shutdown.

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