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Senate committee unveils text of highway reauthorization bill

Senate committee unveils text of highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 13, 2014

The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee on Monday night revealed the text of its surface transportation reauthorization bill. Dubbed the MAP-21 ...

Obama prepares to send $302 billion highway bill to Congress, but will it be enough?

Obama prepares to send $302 billion highway bill to...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 24, 2014

President Barack Obama is preparing to present his proposed $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill to Congress. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx ...

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call Congress, demand long-term highway bill in road tour stop (VIDEO)

Transportation Sec. Foxx asks taxpayers to call...

Posted by James Jaillet on Apr 18, 2014

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx says a short-term solution won’t do this go-around for transportation funding, and he’s on 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 ...

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill, says U.S. has a lot to learn about public-private partnerships

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 04, 2014

What are the prospects for the federal government passing a multi-year highway bill soon? Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman and chief executive ...

Obama proposes $302 billion, 4-year transportation bill, announces $600 million in competitive grants

Obama proposes $302 billion, 4-year transportation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 26, 2014

President Barack Obama has proposed a $302 billion, four-year transportation reauthorization bill with the aim of avoiding the Highway Trust ...

Obama orders tighter fuel economy standards for work trucks, praises Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck

Obama orders tighter fuel economy standards for work...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2014

Medium- and heavy-duty trucks are set to receive a second round of standards that will tighten limits on fuel economy ...

Fast Train to Nowhere: 5 reasons why high-speed rail is the next Obamacare

Fast Train to Nowhere: 5 reasons why high-speed rail is...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 22, 2013

California is chugging along in it's crusade to build a high-speed rail system linking Los Angeles and San Francisco. How ...

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 ...

Opinion: If Obama wants job growth, he should start by asking the EPA to calculate how many jobs they’ve destroyed

Opinion: If Obama wants job growth, he should start by...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 31, 2013

The president spent an hour last week giving a speech detailing yet another jobs program. During the last election cycle ...

Obama slashes review and approval times for infrastructure projects

Obama slashes review and approval times for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 24, 2013

As he said he would do shortly after his infrastructure-heavy State of the Union address, President Barack Obama has signed ...

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 ...

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