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The best bill to ever come out of Congress

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2010

Forget everything else the Federal government is doing now. The Natural Gas bill, aka HR 1835 is coming up for a vote. If it ...

Virginia eyes offshore drilling funds for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 23, 2010

Although still years from actually sinking an offshore oil well, the state of Virginia is considering using royalties from these future ...

Biting the hand that feeds you

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 22, 2010

Republicans in Congress are finally getting called out for talking trash about the stimulus bill and then bellying up to ...

Cash for caulkers: $57K per home

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 19, 2010

If there were ever a good example of why the government should stop trying to do feel-good, small bore projects ...

TIGER award winners announced

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 19, 2010

Recipients of the $1.5 billion in Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery awards from the federal government were announced Wednesday. Rail ...

Small biz to Feds: ‘Get out of the way’

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 11, 2010

Bloomberg has a column today that pretty well sums up why the recovery is taking so long. According to the ...

Cook County (Illinois) Highway Department named ‘Public Agency of the Year’

Cook County (Illinois) Highway Department named...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 09, 2010

WEST COXSACKIE, N.Y. – (Feb. 9, 2010) – The International Grooving and Grinding Association (IGGA) – a non-profit organization dedicated ...

Trucks seen as Detroit’s salvation

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 26, 2010

So why, if trucks are selling so well, does the government, which owns controlling interest in GM and Chrysler, seem ...

Your guide to the basics of transportation...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 22, 2009

How do government officials decide where to put a bus stop, road, or bridge and how transportation projects are planned?   The Federal ...

The White House and the private sector

The White House and the private sector

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 25, 2009

When the president seeks advice on how to manage the country, in particular the economy, he turns to his cabinet, some ...

Another Band-Aid: House passes $7 billion to shore up...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 30, 2009

Well, it's not the ideal solution, but this Band-Aid will at least keep the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) solvent. Just days ...

ARTBA sues EPA

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 22, 2009

I guess the gloves are off now. In a statement released yesterday the American Road & Transportation Builders Association said it ...

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