Greens are rethinking their support for the possible 2016 presidential candidate, after she dodged a question on the pipeline.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Monday said he expects a tough fight in Congress this year over funding for infrastructure.
Foxx and President Obama are pushing Congress to enact a four-year $302 billion road and transit appropriations bill before current funding runs out in August or September.
Lawmakers in the Republican-led House will get a chance to take aim at President Obama’s $90.9 billion request for the Department of Transportation’s 2015 budget this week.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday titled “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Implementation of MAP-21 and Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request for Surface Transportation.”
Officials from the DOT, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and National Highway Traffic Safety are scheduled to testify before the panel.
Environmental activists will march 1 million comments to State Dept. on Friday.
There has been little recent movement in support or opposition to the pipeline.
Clinton said it would be inappropriate to comment on an issue under State Department review.
A British environmental group says Keystone won't help U.S. meet global emissions goals.
Boehner won’t revive proposal to use oil drilling revenue for infrastructure in highway bill.
A week after President Obama and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.) released plans to increase federal transportation funding, lawmakers in the House will take a look at finding money for infrastructure elsewhere in the private sector.
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's panel on public-private partnerships will meet Wednesday to discuss the potential for boosting opportunities for non-governmental funding for transportation projects.
The public-private partnerships, known within the transportation industry as P3's, have become increasingly popular as federal funding for road and transit has become more constrained in recent years.
Protest leaders estimated 1,000 people participated.