The House is scheduled to vote Thursday on the multiyear transportation funding package.
The "devolution" proposal called for reducing the gas tax by nearly 15 cents.
The proposal transfers authority from the GSA to the transportation department.
The proposal would put lawmakers on record on the idea of drastically cutting the fuel levy.
It is one of dozens of amendments to the $325 billion infrastructure funding bill.
“There are 280 amendments. We’re going to go through them,” says panel chairman.
Lawmakers are expected to process some 280 amendments to the road funding measure.
Lawmakers have offered nearly 270 amendments to the highway funding measure.
Lawmakers and industry groups are gearing up for a monthlong battle.
Lawmakers are facing a Nov. 20 deadline for renewing federal transportation funding.
The Obama administration is required to issue the standards by Nov. 30.
The EPA is expanding the scope of its accusations against the German automaker.
The chamber rejected an amendment to block a proposal to lower the minimum driver age.
The plan would have increased the fuel tax by 15 cents to help pay for roads.
The plane "may well have been brought down by an explosive device."
The proposal would have increased the gas tax by 15 cents.
The agency has been under fire since a series of failed bomb tests.
The former Obama adviser said the company was a boon for the economy.
Several top House Democrats are looking to kill a provision of the House highway bill that would...
The proposal would allow states to increase a current limit of 80,000 pounds.
House Democrats urge opposition of Export-Import Bank amendments to a highway bill.
The EPA has accused Volkswagen of multiple violations of federal air pollution emission standards.
An employee said the company wants to have a commercial business by 2017.
Lawmakers have added an extra Rules Committee hearing to process the amendments.