July 27, 2015
The Senate on Monday evening set aside a two-month extension of federal highway funding, as lawmakers head toward a showdown with the House on its long-term bill.
Senators agreed by a voice vote to table a two-month extension, which was offered as an amendment to the Senate's highway bill, effectively killing the proposal for now.
The move comes as House lawmakers have shown little interest in taking up the Senate's six-year bill, which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is hoping to ship the legislation to the lower chamber on Wednesday. Read on…