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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...

The FY20 Budget: Transportation Security

March 20, 2019 The President's fiscal year 2020 budget request for the Department of Homeland Security includes proposals for a...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 25, 2019

Tuesday, March 26 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Aviation – subcommittee hearing on investment in...

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...

Senate Commerce Examines Infrastructure Needs

February 14, 2019 Yesterday, Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, convened...

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...

Transportation and Infrastructure in the State of the Union Address, 1999-2018

February 4, 2019 As we all await President Trump's State of the Union address tomorrow, it is worth looking back at the times that...

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...

Subcommittees Named in House, Senate

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

House to Move Last Year’s Bipartisan Appropriations Agreements Next Week

January 17, 2019 House Democrats, in yet another attempt to force members to vote on a different way to end the ongoing federal...

DOT Announces $1.5 Billion in BUILD Surface Transportation Grants

December 11, 2018  Today, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the full list of recipients of $1.475 billion in fiscal...

Senate Hearing Outlines Infrastructure Needs in U.S. Arctic

December 6, 2018 As Arctic waters become more easily traversable for shippers and tourists alike, the U.S. does not yet have the...

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