Congressional Leaders, Administration Reach FY 2020 Spending Deal

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, Congressional relations, ARTBA Democrat and Republican leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations committees Dec. 12 announced a deal on the final Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 spending package. The House will vote on the package of...

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Selfless Industry Leaders Team Up for Success

“I prized the individual who was eager to sacrifice for our common good.” --Legendary U.C.L.A. Coach John Wooden By Dave Bauer, president, ARTBA As a devoted sports fan—and youth sports parent—I often look to that world for lessons in leadership. One of my favorite...

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States Face 2020 Transportation Investment Challenges

By Carolyn Kramer, director, Transportation Investment Advocacy Center State lawmakers face many transportation investment challenges during their 2020 legislative sessions, including the distraction of their own reelection campaigns. Four states do not have regular...

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House T&I Committee Pushes for More Multi-Modal Freight Funding

By Dean Franks, senior vice president for congressional relations, ARTBA The House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Dec. 5 explored U.S. goods movement, with many members and witnesses calling for greater investment in all modes that transport...

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