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Bill calls for the elimination of federal transportation funding

Bill calls for the elimination of federal...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2013

While most are trying to figure out a way to free up more federal funding for transportation, two Congressmen have ...

The RINOs charge: Republicans’ return to the middle signals hope for infrastructure funding

The RINOs charge: Republicans’ return to the...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 06, 2013

With Chris Christie easily winning his second term as governor of New Jersey and Bradley Byrne winning his first election ...

In campaign to end the skilled worker shortage, Mike Rowe unafraid of reaching into both sides of the aisle

In campaign to end the skilled worker shortage, Mike...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 30, 2013

As part of his Profoundly Disconnected campaign to make students and, really, the country in general, aware of the opportunities ...

Government priorities and lack of infrastructure spending are hurting the American economy

Government priorities and lack of infrastructure...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Sep 25, 2013

Ever since the statistical end of the Great Recession an argument has raged about deficit spending by the federal government. Belt-tightening ...

Forecast for U.S. construction value at year’s end dropped due to 3 political uncertainties

Forecast for U.S. construction value at year’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 23, 2013

Citing three different political situations it expects to cause continued shifting in construction markets, FMI has again revised downward its ...

CHARTS: Americans don’t pay enough for roads

CHARTS: Americans don’t pay enough for roads

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 23, 2013

A great report from The Atlantic Cities brings two charts into focus that do a great job of illustrating why ...

Construction industry lobbyists continue to fight for more guest worker visas as immigration bill moves to House

Construction industry lobbyists continue to fight for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2013

As the House of Representatives prepares to consider the immigration bill that recently passed the Senate, construction industry lobbyists are ...

Senate confirms Anthony Foxx as next Secretary of Transportation

Senate confirms Anthony Foxx as next Secretary of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 28, 2013

In a unanimous vote Thursday, the Senate confirmed Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation, our sister site Better Roads reported. Foxx ...

Senate Committee approves nomination of Anthony Foxx for Secretary of Transportation

Senate Committee approves nomination of Anthony Foxx...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 12, 2013

As expected, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx's confirmation as the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation is going smoothly. On Monday, the Senate ...

Recent talks suggest Congress has put transportation funding on the back burner

Recent talks suggest Congress has put transportation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 11, 2013

After attending last week's Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) fly-in visit with Congress, John Latta, the editor of our sister site ...

Arrest of excavator operator in Philly building collapse raises questions about marijuana legalization, contractor regulations

Arrest of excavator operator in Philly building...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2013

After an investigation of what caused the demolition of a downtown Philadelphia building to turn deadly, a 42-year-old equipment operator ...

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are more important than their iPhone or TV

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

To say the findings of a recent study reported on by our sister site Better Roads are a bit shocking ...

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