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Obama administration kicks off Infrastructure Week funding push

Obama administration kicks off Infrastructure Week...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 12, 2015

As lawmakers on Capitol Hill scramble to extend transportation funding before the end of the month, a week of events ...

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan support as method for funding long-term highway bill this year

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

After President Barack Obama made a brief mention of infrastructure funding in his State of the Union address last week, ...

VP Biden announces new steps to Build America Investment Initiative

VP Biden announces new steps to Build America...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 19, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden, along with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, have ...

Former U.S. roads boss hoping to raise $250 million

Former U.S. roads boss hoping to raise $250 million

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 10, 2014

  Former U.S. federal transportation boss Ray LaHood is trying to raise the required $250 million for a U.S. customs plaza for ...

Report: Democratic areas awarded more TIGER grants

Report: Democratic areas awarded more TIGER grants

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 31, 2014

The Obama administration awarded the largest share of $600 million in TIGER grants to projects in Democratic areas even though Republicans ...

How much capacity is too much?

How much capacity is too much?

Posted by Kirk Landers on Oct 09, 2014

Last summer, I was shocked to receive an email blast from the Illinois Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) urging the ...

How the latest Obamacare update affects your business

How the latest Obamacare update affects your business

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Apr 17, 2014

The employer mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)—a.k.a. Obamacare—originally required companies with 50 or more full-time ...

White House threatens to veto House’s $44.1 billion DOT, HUD bill

White House threatens to veto House’s $44.1 billion...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 23, 2013

The White House threatened on Monday to veto a $44.1 billion budget for the Departments of Transportation (DOT) and Housing ...

Obama discusses gas mileage standards in climate change speech

Obama discusses gas mileage standards in climate change...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 26, 2013

President Obama discussed higher standards for automobile gas mileage yesterday in his climate change policy speech, which took place at ...

No budget until April??

No budget until April??

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 11, 2013

So our president is delaying the budget once again. According to a March 8 report from The Hill which cites Congressional ...

ACG asks government to reconsider new hiring rules

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 24, 2012

On May 24, the Associated General Contractors of America and 10 other national business associations requested the Obama administration reconsider ...

U.S. DOT to expedite 3 highway projects

Posted by eTrucker Staff on Oct 13, 2011

The Obama Administration Oct. 11 announced 14 infrastructure projects across the country that will be expedited through permitting ...

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