House Passes 3-Month Highway Funding Patch On Way Out The Door (The Huffington Post)

“The House took some grief from transportation and manufacturing groups for refusing to take up the Senate's larger bill. National Association of Manufacturers CEO Jay Timmons accused Congress of letting the world pass the U.S. by.

"Congress had the opportunity to pass two bills that would immediately secure and create jobs for manufacturers in the United States and help our nation achieve sustained prosperity: a long-term highway funding bill and a bill to reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank," Timmons said. "Congressional inaction on both is gambling jobs in the United States, ceding our mantle of economic leadership to foreign competitors and hurting small businesses and manufacturers."

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