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House Bill Proposes All-Time High Spending for Corps of Engineers

May 7, 2018 Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee released the text of a draft Energy and Water Development appropriations...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 7, 2018

Monday, May 7 – House Appropriations – Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development – subcommittee business meeting to mark up...

Subcommittee Hearing Addresses Challenges for U.S. Maritime Transportation

April 25, 2018 Port congestion, federal funding, and national security were on the agenda at the Senate Subcommittee on Surface...

FY18 Omnibus: Water Resource, Supply and Navigation Programs

March 22, 2018 The fiscal 2018 omnibus appropriations legislation released last night contained large spending increases for all...

Treasury Reports Trust Funds Outlook – Transit Cuts May Be Necessary in FY20

March 15, 2018 Last Friday, the Treasury Department released the quarterly Treasury Bulletin, a publication containing a trove of...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 12, 2018

Tuesday, March 13 - Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation -  Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of February 26, 2018

[Some of the February 28 meeting times may change due to the pending funeral arrangements in the Capitol for Rev. Billy Graham - keep...

Trump Infrastructure Plan Summary, Pt. 1 – Financing, Leverage, Program Efficiencies

February 14, 2018 This article summarizes the financing, leverage, and program efficiency elements of the President's 53-page...

FY19 Budget Request: Water Infrastructure Programs

February 15, 2018 Last year, President Trump's first budget request was notable for what it didn't cut. He proposed a budget for the...

FY19 Budget Request: Transportation Taxes and User Fees

February 14, 2018 The federal budget isn't just about spending. President Trump's fiscal 2019 budget has also proposed several...

6-Page Summary of Administration Infrastructure Plan Leaked; Won’t Contain Funding Offset

January 22, 2018 (additions January 26) On the morning of January 22, someone leaked an internal 6-page summary of the larger,...

House Subcommittee Looks at Jones Act Fleet Issues

January 19, 2018 “Why do U.S. officials want to get rid of the Jones Act?” Chairman Duncan Hunter (R-CA) of the House...

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