House Passes Compromise Water Resources Legislation

House Passes Compromise Water Resources Legislation

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA The House of Representatives Sept. 13 passed by voice vote the “America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.” The legislation would authorize funding for $8.3 billion in new or revised port, waterway...
House Committee Passes ‘Tax Reform 2.0’ Bills

House Committee Passes ‘Tax Reform 2.0’ Bills

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA The House Ways & Means Committee Sept. 13 passed three bills that would compromise the second round of tax reform by Congress since last December, when President Trump signed a major overhaul of...
Two U.S. DOT Agencies Announce Road & Airport Grants

Two U.S. DOT Agencies Announce Road & Airport Grants

Artist rendering of North Terminal project at Louis Armstrong International Airport, which received $20.3 million AIP funding for an expanded apron.  By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Two U.S. Department of Transportation agencies have announced this week...
Transportation Authorization Bills in Flux This Fall

Transportation Authorization Bills in Flux This Fall

UPDATE: House and Senate Committee leaders Sept. 10 announced a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation. The leaders said in a release that a House vote on the legislation could come by the end of the week. By Dean...