House Takes Action On Harbor, Water Infrastructure Bills

House Takes Action On Harbor, Water Infrastructure Bills

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, Congressional relations, ARTBA The House of Representatives Oct. 28 passed a bill to mandate that all future incoming revenues to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) be spent on the port and waterway projects for which they...
Senate Passes FY 2020 Transportation Spending Legislation

Senate Passes FY 2020 Transportation Spending Legislation

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, Congressional relations, ARTBA The Senate Oct. 31 passed a bundle of FY 2020 spending bills, H.R. 3055 – including one funding the U.S. Department of Transportation programs – in a modest sign of progress toward...
ARTBA & Other Groups Urge Senate Vote on Highway Bill

ARTBA & Other Groups Urge Senate Vote on Highway Bill

By John Schneidawind, vice president of public affairs, ARTBA ARTBA and a cross section of nearly 40 national organizations representing business and organized labor are urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to bring S. 2302, the America’s...