How Much Could Inflation Erode IIJA Buying Power?

ISSUE / Week of April 25, 2022

  • April 27,2022 |

    How Much Could Inflation Erode IIJA Buying Power?

    Federal Funding,Infrastructure
    Anyone who goes to a store, a restaurant, or a gas station can see that prices are going up, and most things cost measurably more than they did a year or two ago. Of course, that equation is...
  • April 29,2022 |

    Workforce Issues Front-and-Center in Congress

    Federal Funding,Federal Governance
    Last year, the President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) released a report concluding that the United States is ill-equipped to ensure a skilled workforce for its critical...
Guest Op-Ed: Why Workforce Development Should Be Included in Freight Transportation Plans
Freight rail,Trucking,Trucking Workforce

Guest Op-Ed: Why Workforce Development Should Be Included in Freight Transportation Plans

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States’ supply chain system has been strained from significant demand. While some responsibility is on the less-costly, just-in-time-inventory supply...

Buttigieg Defends FY23 Budget Request before Senate Appropriations
Appropriations,FY23

Buttigieg Defends FY23 Budget Request before Senate Appropriations

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg appeared before the Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday to defend the Biden Administration's fiscal 2023 budget request for the Department of...

Biden to Nominate 5 Amtrak Board Members
Amtrak

Biden to Nominate 5 Amtrak Board Members

In a 3 p.m. Friday afternoon announcement, the White House sent out a news release stating that President Biden intends to nominate five members for the Amtrak Board of Directors: Anthony Coscia...

White House Issues IIJA “Stewardship” Guidance
Federal Governance,Infrastructure

White House Issues IIJA “Stewardship” Guidance

The Biden Administration today issued a "stewardship" memo to all federal agencies regarding their implementation of the bipartisan infrastructure law (the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, or...

Congressional Leaders Open Negotiations on FY23 Spending Total
Appropriations,FY23

Congressional Leaders Open Negotiations on FY23 Spending Total

The leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees met yesterday to begin discussions of an overall total for the twelve regular appropriations bills for fiscal year 2023. A decision on a...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 2, 2022

Capitol Hill Events – Week of May 2, 2022

Tuesday, May 3 – Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation – full committee hearing to examine the fiscal 2023 budget request for the Department of Transportation (Secretary Buttigieg to...

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