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U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted in last 5 years

U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted in last 5...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 30, 2013

According to a report from our sister site Better Roads, infrastructure spending in the U.S. has plummeted in the last ...

Obama asks Congress to pass $21 billion bill for infrastructure improvements

Obama asks Congress to pass $21 billion bill for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 02, 2013

On Friday, President Barack Obama proposed a $21 billion package of improvements for the country's infrastructure, reports our sister site ...

Congress discusses expanded oil and gas drilling as source of transportation funding

Congress discusses expanded oil and gas drilling as...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 29, 2013

With talks in Congress over how to raise transportation funding at a standstill, some lawmakers have voiced their opinion that ...

Congressional transportation funding talks at a stalemate

Congressional transportation funding talks at a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2013

With the expiration of of the MAP-21 transportation bill coming in September of next year, congressional talks about how to ...

States begin new projects rather than repairing, maintaining existing infrastructure

States begin new projects rather than repairing,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 04, 2013

The main reason the U.S. can't afford to maintain its existing roads and bridges? States keep building new ones, reports ...

Opinion: Bill extensions becoming the norm for this Congress

Opinion: Bill extensions becoming the norm for this...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 21, 2013

I had to laugh a little, sadly, last week when I read that Congress couldn't get a farm bill passed. ...

Congress passes fiscal cliff deal

Congress passes fiscal cliff deal

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 02, 2013

With negotiations extended to the absolute deadline, Congress passed a deal on New Year's Day that will that will prevent ...

FY13 funding for DOT released. Ouch!

FY13 funding for DOT released. Ouch!

Posted by John Latta on Jun 06, 2012

The House Appropriations Committee has released the fiscal year 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill. Apparently the old ...

AED to host public policy event

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 29, 2012

The Association of Leaders in Equipment Distribution (AED) will host the Washington Fly-In, a public policy event for the equipment ...

Final Word

Final Word

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 04, 2011

A Congress of Dunces By Kirk Landers Humorist P.J. O’Rourke once referred to the U.S. Congress as “A Parliament of Whores” in ...

Construction unemployment rises to 18.8 percent

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Dec 08, 2010

The construction unemployment rate jumped to 18.8 percent in November as the sector lost another 5,000 jobs since October, reports ...

Rowe to speak to Congress

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Sep 27, 2010

Mike Rowe, from Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” is taking on Congress Sept. 29. Rowe will speak to members of Congress, staffers ...

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