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‘Infrastructure week’ an opportunity for progress

June 5, 2017By

The White House kicks off a series of week-long events focused on revitalizing the nation’s crumbling infrastructure. Could this week’s focus be a true step toward the achievement of an effective, long-term highway bill?

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Trump reveals $1T infrastructure vision

May 26, 2017By

President Donald Trump laid out his vision for a $1 trillion infrastructure package in his budget request, reports The Hill.

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Senate drafts bill to spur infrastructure growth

May 18, 2017By

The legislation would leverage private-sector dollars through a new investment bank to upgrade the nation’s infrastructure.

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Report: Trump may explore a gas tax increase

May 2, 2017By

President Donald Trump indicated that he is open to increasing the federal gas tax to support U.S. infrastructure development.

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U.S. Senate confirms Acosta as labor secretary

May 1, 2017By

The confirmation of Alexander Acosta paves the way for movement on other posts in the Department of Labor.

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State transportation bill passes in California

April 30, 2017By

The $54 billion plan cleared both the state’s senate and assembly chambers with ease, and the governor signed it.

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White House soaking in comments regarding regulations

April 18, 2017By

According to a report, the Trump administration is inclined to accept a number of public comments regarding the regulation of U.S. businesses.

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Civil engineers give US infrastructure a D+ rating

March 14, 2017By

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently gave U.S. infrastructure a poor grade.