Biden Announces $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Plan

Biden Announces $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Plan

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA   President-elect Joe Biden Jan. 14 announced his American Rescue Plan to provide COVID-19 relief by injecting $1.9 trillion into the economy.  The plan comes just weeks after the last COVID-19 relief...
Congress Approves Water Resources Legislation

Congress Approves Water Resources Legislation

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA Projects to support dredging, navigation and other waterways projects are authorized for two years, as a part of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA) that Congress included in the year-end...
Bipartisan COVID-19 Relief Legislation Makes Progress

Bipartisan COVID-19 Relief Legislation Makes Progress

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations  A bipartisan group of Senate and House members Dec. 14 released bills to provide $908 billion of COVID-19 relief to ailing sectors of the economy, small businesses, and individuals. Congress has been...