ARTBA Continues Push for Highway Trust Fund Support

ARTBA Continues Push for Highway Trust Fund Support

By Dean Franks, senior vice president for congressional relations, ARTBA  ARTBA and 14 other national associations and labor unions have used the lull in negotiations on the latest COVID-19 relief package to press both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue for action on the...
Pandemic Relief Package Uncertain as Party Conventions Begin

Pandemic Relief Package Uncertain as Party Conventions Begin

By Dean Franks, senior vice president for congressional relations, ARTBA The White House and congressional leaders continue to spar over a new round of COVID-19 relief legislation two weeks after the expiration of emergency unemployment benefits and other aid approved...
House Passes Transportation Spending Bill

House Passes Transportation Spending Bill

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA The House of Representatives July 31 passed an appropriations bill that increases U.S. Department of Transportation program funding levels through September 2021. The vote was 217-197. The appropriations...
House Passes Water Resources Bill

House Passes Water Resources Bill

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA The House of Representatives July 29 unanimously authorized $8.6 billion for 34 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects and allowed $10 billion in accumulated Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund user fees to be...