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Senate bill would give natural gas trucks a weight exemption

Senate bill would give natural gas trucks a weight...

Posted by James Jaillet on Aug 15, 2014

The Senate this week introduced its version of a bill to cut natural gas-powered trucks a break, as it would give them ...

Senate committee approves bill to bypass Obama, clear the way for Keystone XL pipeline construction

Senate committee approves bill to bypass Obama, clear...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 19, 2014

A bill that would temporarily bypass President Barack Obama and approve construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline passed a ...

Obama signs water projects reauthorization bill into law

Obama signs water projects reauthorization bill into...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 11, 2014

President Barack Obama signed the $12.3 billion Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) into law on Tuesday, marking the ...

House Democrats introduce $5.5 billion bill for bridge repairs

House Democrats introduce $5.5 billion bill for bridge...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 20, 2013

With the Interstate 5 bridge in Washington state still generating headlines nearly a month after its partial collapse, Democrats in ...

Immigration bill gains Senate committee’s approval, retains limit on construction visas but increases H-1B visas for highly skilled workers

Immigration bill gains Senate committee’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 23, 2013

With a 13-5 vote Tuesday night, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved an immigration bill that would give 11.5 million immigrants ...

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for longer-lasting roads?

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2013

Over at our sister site Better Roads, columnist Kirk Landers has put together a pretty interesting, and brutally honest, estimation ...

Illinois sewer upgrades to create 9,700 construction jobs

Illinois sewer upgrades to create 9,700 construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 23, 2012

A recently launched $1 billion initiative to upgrade sewer lines, water mains and water treatment plants across Illinois will create ...

$3.54 billion capital transportation program proposed...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 27, 2010

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced a proposed Transportation capital program for NJDOT and NJ TRANSIT in the ...

Congress introduces toxic chemicals legislation

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 01, 2010

Congress has introduced legislation to revamp the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), according to the National Asphalt ...

House OKs $15 billion jobs bill, Senate to vote on...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 12, 2010

Congressional Democrats made headway on their top legislative priority — job creation — when the House of Representatives approved a ...

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 ...

It’s high time we came up with a highway funding...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 01, 2009

It's no surprise that the Highway Trust Fund, or HTF,  is almost insolvent again. We've known the time is coming.   Last ...

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