Issue / Maritime

The FY20 Budget: USDOT Competitive Grant Programs

March 20, 2019 What a difference a year makes. In its fiscal 2019 budget request, the Trump Administration requested zero dollars...

FY20 Budget Again Calls to Cut Water Infrastructure Funding by One-Third

March 14, 2019 The few documents made available this week describing President Trump's budget request for fiscal year 2020 (tens of...

President’s FY20 Budget Cuts DOT Appropriations $4.8 Billion, Meets FAST Act HTF Spending Targets, Keeps $200B Infrastructure Placeholder

March 11, 2019  President Trump has released a fiscal year 2020 budget request today that calls for $84.1 billion in gross...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 4, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation –...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of February 25, 2019

Tuesday, February 26 – House Homeland Security – Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security – subcommittee hearing on...

Final FY19 Homeland Bill Increases TSA, Coast Guard Operational Budgets

February 15, 2019 The final fiscal 2019 appropriations package that passed Congress yesterday appropriates a net $49.4 billion for...

House T&I Kicks Off 2019 With Infrastructure Hearing

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee of the 116thCongress formally kicked off its work yesterday with a marathon...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of February 11, 2019

Wednesday, February 13 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Aviation – subcommittee hearing on the impact...

As Coast Guard Members Bear Brunt of Shutdown, Agency and Congress Seek Way Out

January 24, 2019 Tens of thousands of members of the U.S. Coast Guard continue to go without pay while the partial government...

Senate Omnibus Takes Some Harbor Maintenance Spending Off-Budget

January 22, 2019 Buried towards the back of the 1,301 page omnibus appropriations bill for fiscal 2019 that was released last night...

Inland Waterways Stakeholders Highlight Federal Funding Challenges

January 17, 2019 As projections show a steep increase in freight movement over the next few decades, stakeholders representing...

Subcommittees Named in House, Senate

January 18, 2019 Several Congressional committees organized themselves this week and populated their subcommittees. (For coverage of...

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