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Caterpillar’s call for engagement with Cuba more than just a sly business move

Caterpillar’s call for engagement with Cuba more...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 24, 2015

Early this week Caterpillar sent out a press release calling for an end to the trade embargo against Cuba. This ...

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime to additional 5 million workers

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, President Obama revealed his administration's plan to raise the wages of millions of ...

Obama threatens to veto $55 billion Republican transportation bill

Obama threatens to veto $55 billion Republican...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 03, 2015

Transportation funding remains in limbo after a recent patch, and President Barack Obama is threatening to veto a $55 billion ...

Obama signs 2-month extension for highway funding, calls for end of patches

Obama signs 2-month extension for highway funding,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 01, 2015

President Barack Obama signed a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund into law May 29. According to a report from ...

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 ...

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline construction; bill heads back to Congress

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline construction; bill...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2015

Citing a contempt for the national interest on the part of Congress, President Barack Obama vetoed a bill that would ...

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill; industry groups voice support

Obama proposes 6-year, $478 billion highway bill;...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Feb 02, 2015

As part of his new, $3.99 trillion budget released Monday, President Barack Obama has proposed $478 billion to fund the country’s ...

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, ...

Obama calls for ‘bipartisan infrastructure plan,’ doesn’t mention gas tax increase

Obama calls for ‘bipartisan infrastructure...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 21, 2015

During his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Obama called for Congress to pass a “bipartisan infrastructure ...

Obama urges Congress to focus on improving infrastructure rather than Keystone XL in State of the Union

Obama urges Congress to focus on improving...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jan 21, 2015

President Barack Obama in his sixth State of the Union address made little mention of issues related directly to construction and transportation, ...

Obama unveils immigration reform shielding 5 million from deportation; challenges Congress to “pass a bill”

Obama unveils immigration reform shielding 5 million...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 21, 2014

During a defiant speech from the East Room of the White House Thursday night, President Barack Obama unveiled sweeping immigration ...

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to find a long-term highway funding solution sooner rather than later

White House, transportation leaders push Congress to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 09, 2014

The White House, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and several industry associations are urging Congress to find a highway funding solution ...

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