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...
Road Projects Idled in Michigan Due to Union Lockout

Road Projects Idled in Michigan Due to Union Lockout

In July, crews set bridge beams on EB I-69 over Hammerberg Road in Genesee County, Michigan. Photo: Michigan Dept. of Transportation. By Eileen Houlihan, senior writer/editor, ARTBA A dispute between the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA)...
Members of Congress Home: Tell Them Fix the Highway Trust Fund

Members of Congress Home: Tell Them Fix the Highway Trust Fund

By Dave Bauer, senior vice president of government relations, ARTBA Meeting with members of Congress while they are in their home states and districts remains one of the most powerful ways to influence their priorities.  Hearing directly from constituents about the...