Issue / Maritime

House Passes Competitiveness Bill After Adding Ocean Shipping Reform, Other Transportation Provisions

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a giant piece of legislation focusing on U.S. international economic competitiveness by...

New Navigation Projects Will Receive $3.4 Billion of Initial IIJA Port and Waterways Allocations

The White House this week announced that $10.5 billion of the funding for the Army Corps of Engineers water resources program from the...

Exporters and Industry Representatives Testify at Senate Commerce Hearing on Supply Chain Issues

On Tuesday, December 7, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Surface Transportation,...

Webinar: A Model for Next-Level Interstate Collaboration with the Port Authority of NY and NJ

Created by an Act of Congress in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's mission is to oversee the creation of vital...

Biden Signs Sweeping Market Competition/Concentration Order

On July 9, President Biden signed one of the widest-ranging executive orders of his Administration, EO 14036, "Promoting Competition in...

Monje Confirmed at USDOT; White House Makes FMC Nomination

Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Carlos Monje, Jr. to be the number 3 official at the U.S. Department...

Hearing Explores Larger Implications for Exporters in the Midst of an Import Boom

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing this week on the...

Hearing Explores What Happens to Exporters in an Import Boom

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing this week on the...

Port Spending Increase Under Biden Jobs Plan May Be Illusory

President Biden's American Jobs Plan promises massive spending increases for all manner of public infrastructure. The White House says...

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...

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