Updates From ARTBA’s National Convention in Savannah

Updates From ARTBA’s National Convention in Savannah

Above, outgoing and incoming ARTBA chairmen, Bob Alger, left, and Steve McGough at the Monday night banquet. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 25 The ARTBA Board of Directors concluded the convention. Updates are now closed. Thanks for reading. *** Russell McMurry, commissioner for...

FY 2020 Spending Bills Move Toward November Passage

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA The House and Senate are moving forward with important spending legislation to avoid a government shutdown. The House, by a 301-123 vote, Sept. 19 passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) – a temporary...
Trump Administration Repeals Obama Wetlands Proposal

Trump Administration Repeals Obama Wetlands Proposal

By John Schneidawind, vice president of public affairs, ARTBA The Trump administration’s Sept. 12 repeal of a 2015 proposed wetlands rule will help restore clarity to federal water regulations and reduce delays to important transportation projects, ARTBA President...