More From President Barack Obama

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 ...

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 ...

White House releases infrastructure planning and design guide

White House releases infrastructure planning and design...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 07, 2015

The White House has made available the “Federal Resource Guide for Infrastructure Planning and Design” as part of President Obama’s ...

Senate fails to override veto on Keystone XL pipeline construction

Senate fails to override veto on Keystone XL pipeline...

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 06, 2015

President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline remains intact after the Senate could not muster enough votes March 4 ...

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 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, ...

Contractors, construction equipment manufacturers have much to gain from restoration of trade with Cuba

Contractors, construction equipment manufacturers have...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 22, 2014

Though the restoration of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba has a long way to go, construction is firmly ...

President Obama to urge for private investments

President Obama to urge for private investments

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 21, 2014

If a multiyear solution to the Highway Trust Fund is unable to be reached, President Barack Obama will look into ...

House passes $10.8 billion quick fix as highway construction funding nears insolvency

House passes $10.8 billion quick fix as highway...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 16, 2014

The House on Tuesday passed a nearly $11 billion quick fix that would stave off the looming insolvency of the ...

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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