The money would address "conditions along the tracks" of the Northeast Corridor.
If NASA leaves "open s--t that's not encrypted that's their own damn silly fault," he said.
Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Congress should increase the nation’s gas tax.
Reps. Blum, Graham and Gosar pushed for a vote on the ban.
"No credible information" such a hack is possible, said a senior law enforcement official.
Nebraska's gas tax will gradually increase to six cents more per gallon.
Rep. Earl Blumeneaur would bar Congress from passing temporary extensions after Sept. 30.
Three lawmakers are pushing for a floor vote on their proposal.
Sen. Bill Nelson says the cap on lawsuits should be raised to $500 million.
The forecast comes as lawmakers are scrambling to extend transportation funding.
Service has been suspended since a fatal derailment late Tuesday.
Sen. Bob Casey, Jr. said Amtrak shouldn't have to choose between safety equipment and bridges.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told Congress the agency has made underappreciated gains.
The group said cutting spending is easier than finding a transportation funding source.
Senators are under a tight schedule to pass legislation ahead of the Memorial Day recess.
Early reports indicated staff aboard the train may have thought it was struck by something.
The figure is a 4.5 percent increase from 2014 traffic levels.
The Senate is expected to vote later this week on a two-month extension.
The president thanked first responders for their "swift work" to save lives.
Investigators say the system could have prevented last week's crash.
The rules from the Department of Transportation give Americans little reason to rest easy.
Congress faces looming deadlines to renew highway funding and Patriot Act provisions.
"The United States of America is falling behind dramatically its global peers," the Democrat said.
“We have not ruled anything out, nor have we ruled anything in,” an NTSB official said.