The Senate will continue debate this week on S.1813, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21). The legislation, which reauthorizes the nation’s surface transportation programs for two years, passed the EPW Committee unanimously in November 2011. The current surface transportation authorization is set to expire on March 31. Watch Senate floor debate on CSPAN-2: http://www.c-span.org/Live-Video/C-SPAN2/. Track the bill’s status via http://www.thomas.gov Senate Schedule for Thursday, March 08, 2012 9:30 a.m.: Convene and begin a period of morning business. Thereafter, resume consideration of S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill.