The House votes today on a patch to keep federal highway and transit aid going to states, ahead of leaving tomorrow for August recess.
In the Senate, there's debate over a long-term bill. Some senators are criticizing House members for not taking up a long-term funding bill - there hasn't been one in 10 years.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Republican Congressman Carlos Curbelo of Florida about the three-month patch the House is proposing, and what it means for the country.
This segment aired on July 29, 2015.