Water Infrastructure Legislation Sails Through Senate

Water Infrastructure Legislation Sails Through Senate

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA The Senate Oct. 11 passed 99 to 1 the “America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.” The House Sept. 13 approved the same legislation by voice vote, enabling the bill to head straight to President...
President Signs Aviation Bill, Funding Stays Flat

President Signs Aviation Bill, Funding Stays Flat

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA  President Donald Trump Oct. 5 signed a five-year aviation authorization bill that holds Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding flat through 2023. The AIP, the main federal construction program...
Transportation Funding Extended Through Dec. 7

Transportation Funding Extended Through Dec. 7

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA President Donald Trump Set. 28 signed a government-wide spending measure that will continue FY 2018 funding for all programs that have not had their FY 2019 levels established.  The measure takes...