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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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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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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.