Issue / Maritime

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...

House Appropriators Boost FY20 Water Infrastructure Funding +$600m Over Last Year

This week, the House Appropriations Committee released the text of the two draft fiscal 2020 general appropriations bills that fund...

T&I Leaders Introduce New Harbor Maintenance Funding Bill

May 3, 2019 This week, the bipartisan leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced a bill (H.R....

House Hearing Pushes Case For Unlocking Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund

April 12, 2019 An April 10 hearing before the House Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee discussed waterborne transportation...

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