Issue / Maritime

Jeff Davis Presentation on Eisenhower and Transportation

This is a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation that Eno's Jeff Davis gave at the Capitol Historical Society Heritage Lecture on September...

The St. Lawrence Seaway and Federal Maritime Policy Under President Eisenhower

(Clicking on hyperlinks in the text will take you to original source documents, many of which are from the Eisenhower Library or other...

House Adds Coast Guard, Maritime Bills to Defense Authorization

On July 21, the House of Representatives passed a $734 billion defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2021, after amending the bill...

Biennial (and Bipartisan) Water Resources Bill Approved by House Panel

Weeks after the panel muscled a partisan surface transportation bill through the markup process, the House Transportation and...

House Subcommittee Hearing on U.S. Maritime Supply Chain During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On Friday, May 29, the House Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing entitled “The Status of the...

Webinar: How Disruptions to Our Transportation System Can Impact Food Supply

Immediate concerns about the ability of the food supply chain to meet customer demand have abated following the initial wave of panic...

Shippers Voice Concern Over Poor Railroad Communications, Access Charges

July 25, 2019 The House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials held a “Railroad Shippers Roundtable” on...

House T&I Approves Coast Guard Authorization, Amtrak Vaping Ban

This week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a two-year Coast Guard reauthorization bill and a bill...

Subcommittee Shows Support for Shoring up Short Sea Shipping

June 21, 2019 On June 19, The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime...

FY20 Corps of Engineers Funding Passes House

A $2 trillion package of appropriations bills for fiscal year 2020 that includes the water resources program of the Army Corps of...

DOT Requests Applications for $293 Million in Port Improvement Funding

June 14, 2019 This week, the U.S. Department of Transportation requested applications for $293 million in port infrastructure grant...

Bipartisan Deal Struck for Bill With $5.8 Billion in Emergency Transportation and Infrastructure Funding

Yesterday afternoon, Congressional leaders struck a deal with President Trump to expedite a $19.1 billion of disaster relief aid for...

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