Issue / Ports

Capitol Hill Events – Week of January 15, 2018

Wednesday, January 17 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation –...

Senate Committee Examines Freight Movement Challenges

December 22, 2017 On December 20, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing to review the state of freight...

Tax Bill Debate Continues in Senate as Infrastructure Amendments Debated

December 1, 2017 - 5:00 p.m. As of press time (5:00 p.m. on Friday afternoon), official Washington was still waiting for the final...

Senate Chairman Releases FY18 Homeland Appropriations Bill

November 21, 2o17 Late this afternoon, the Senate Appropriations Committee released the text of the draft "chairman's mark" of the...

GAO, in Line with Eno, Recommends More Transparency for Federal Discretionary Grants.

November 9, 2017 As part of the 2015 FAST Act, the FASTLANE Discretionary Grant Program, launched in 2016 under President Obama and...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30 - House Homeland Security - field hearing on physical security and cybersecurity at U.S. ports - 1:30 p.m., 2nd...

Gas Tax Receipts Up, Truck Sales Down, and Aviation/Harbor Trust Funds Built Balances in 2017

October 20, 2017 This week, the Treasury Department released the financial totals for federal trust fund accounts for the fiscal...

Puerto Rico Crisis Puts Spotlight on Jones Act

September 28, 2017 - 7:30 p.m. The devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico has brought new attention to the Jones Act,...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of September 25, 2017

Tuesday, September 26 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment – subcommittee...

Senate Panel Gives Slight Boost to FY18 Corps of Engineers Funding

July 21, 2017 Yesterday, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bill funding the Department of Energy and several water...

House Panel Approves FY18 TSA, Coast Guard Funding

July 20, 2017 The House Appropriations Committee on July 18 approved a draft bill funding the Department of Homeland Security for...

Rural Infrastructure Needs Examined by House Committee

July 20, 2017 The House Committee on Agriculture held a hearing on July 19 on the state of infrastructure in rural America. The...

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