House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., speaks at a 2012 press conference. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Members of Congress return to the Capitol this week but will sprint through the next three weeks of legislative maneuvering before they head home for the 2014 campaign finale.
Two transportation-related issues await action: a stopgap funding bill to keep agencies running past the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30, and a decision on what to do about the expiring charter of the Export-Import Bank, which subsidizes foreigners’ purchases of U.S. goods such as Boeing aircraft. Full story