Congress clears temporary extension of federal transportation programs

By: - October 29, 2021 7:24 am

Construction workers smooth tar as they pave a road in California. The path to passing massive infrastructure bills in the U.S. is not so smooth after Congress reached an impasse that left federal highway funding in limbo. (Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy and helps direct national coverage as deputy Washington bureau chief for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.