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Defense Authorization Bill Adds WRDA, Coast Guard, MARAD, Drone Bills

A familiar pattern is emerging on Capitol Hill towards the end of the annual session: there will only be two trains out of town at...

Webinar: The Role of Technology in Modernizing Supply Chains

The freight transportation sector has always been a leader in leveraging new technologies to improve operational speed, efficiency, and...

Senate Releases FY23 Corps of Engineers Funding While Passing WRDA Bill

Yesterday, the Senate took two separate steps forward on funding and policy direction for the water resources program of the U.S. Army...

Senate WRDA Bill to Get Floor Vote Before August Recess

The U.S. Senate agreed yesterday to schedule a vote on passage of the biennial water resources development bill before the Senate...

Waterborne Competitiveness Study Analyzes Global River Systems

Funding of the U.S. inland waterways system has gotten “a lot better over the past decade or two,” Lewis said. “The U.S....

House Panel Gives $546M Boost to Water Resources Appropriations

The House Appropriations Committee has released a draft bill that increases the regular budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers'...

Biden Signs Ocean Shipping Reform Bill

Yesterday, President Biden signed into law a bipartisan bill (S. 3580) amending federal laws relating to ocean shipping. The Senate...

House Passes Mammoth Water Resources Authorization by Wide Margin

The House of Representatives passed legislation this week authorizing the federal government to commit $19 billion towards building a...

US Inland Waterways’ Role in a Global Marketplace

The United States’ inland waterway system is made up of roughly 12,000 miles of rivers and 237 lock chambers at 192 different...

Senate Confirms Cliff, Coes; Biden Appoints New Port/Supply Envoy

The Senate this week cleared two more pending nominees by President Biden to senior positions in the Department of Transportation: ...

How Does U.S. Waterways Competitiveness Stack Up in World Terms?

"Examining other countries reveals the significant advantages that the U.S. inland waterway system brings to exporters, the...

House, Senate Advance WRDA Bills Authorizing $31B Texas Megaproject

This week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved bipartisan legislation reauthorizing the Army Corps of...

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