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House Passes Gas Tax Patch

The House of Representatives passed a two-month extension of federal transportation funding, delivering a victory to Democrats who have long preferred a shorter extension. The… 263 more words

Gov't Affairs

BREAKING: CMS unleashes Part D drug data; Nexium costs program most

The CMS dropped new data Thursday detailing the $103 billion Medicare’s Part D prescription drug program spent in 2013. The agency said the release was part of the Obama administration’s plan to make the healthcare system more transparent. 88 more words

Hospital Business News

The Status of the Highway Trust Fund and the Budgetary Treatment of Federal Financing Instruments

The Status of the Highway Trust Fund and the Budgetary Treatment of Federal Financing Instruments
Source: Congressional Budget Office

Presentation by Sarah Puro, an analyst in CBO’s Budget Analysis Division, to the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association.

Business And Economics

Graphic: Highway Trust Fund falling off cliff

The graphic above burped forth from the Congressional Budget Office. Why you should care: a lot of transit agencies, including Metro, depend on the federal Highway Trust Fund for millions of dollars to help pay for everything from shiny new transit projects to infrastructure repair. 70 more words

Projects

CBO -- Using ESPCs to Finance Federal Investments in Energy-Efficient Equipment

Using ESPCs to Finance Federal Investments in Energy-Efficient Equipment
Source: Congressional Budget Office

A variety of laws and executive orders require federal agencies to improve the energy efficiency of their facilities and to pursue a range of other energy-related goals.

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Business And Economics

CBO -- Legislation Enacted in the 113th Congress That Will Affect Mandatory Spending or Revenues

Legislation Enacted in the 113th Congress That Will Affect Mandatory Spending or Revenues
Source: Congressional Budget Office

This report summarizes the Congressional Budget Office’s estimates of the budgetary effects of laws enacted in the 113th Congress that will affect mandatory spending or revenues.

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Business And Economics