Tag: infrastructure package


Inflation means Biden’s infrastructure package gets less bang for the buck

June 24, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

Road, rail and port projects may have to be curtailed or delayed because of the effect that rising inflation is having on the purchasing power of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill enacted last year. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act […]


President Biden announces support for bipartisan infrastructure deal

June 25, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

President Joe Biden announced he and a group of more than 20 Congressmembers had reached a deal on a new $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework is the largest long-term investment in America’s infrastructure in nearly a […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Trump on the brain as Democrats ready new infrastructure push

November 15, 2019

Via: Politico

THE ‘TRUMP FACTOR’ IN DEMOCRATS’ NEW INFRASTRUCTURE PUSH: Drag your Infrastructure Week jokes out of the closet again, folks. House Democrats held a caucus meeting Thursday on their plans for infrastructure and trade, which appear to be what they want […]


Infrastructure Week Shines Spotlight on Resilience, Modernization

May 8, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

After recent hurricanes destroyed transportation corridors in the Southeast part of the country, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Democrats on Capitol Hill ramped up their calls for rebuilding infrastructure that would be far more resilient. They argue that […]


All eyes on White House ahead of infrastructure meeting

April 29, 2019

Via: Politico

THE MAIN EVENT: Forget the Mueller report for a moment. Cast aside your hot takes on Joe Biden entering the presidential race. The big news of the week is the meeting between Trump and congressional Democrats on infrastructure. The Portland […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Chao, lawmakers talk infrastructure

February 28, 2019

Via: Politico

THE SITDOWN: House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) met with Chao Wednesday morning, according to the DOT boss, who didn’t elaborate on what they discussed. She also made comments on Congress’ role in driving an infrastructure package and […]

Impact & Regulations

House kicks off infrastructure work with all-day hearing

February 8, 2019

Via: Politico

— House lawmakers took the first public step toward an infrastructure package with a hearing that lasted more than six hours and featured optimism, worry and an appearance from former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. — The Green New Deal stirred […]


A big week for infrastructure

February 4, 2019

Via: Politico

— It’s a big week for infrastructure. President Donald Trump has a chance to lay out his policy priorities with the State of the Union address Tuesday night, and hopes are high that he’ll renew his call for a big […]


Trump drags infrastructure into wall debate

December 21, 2018

Via: Politico

Remember how President Donald Trump was said to be all on board with working with Democrats on an infrastructure package? Not so fast… after failing to secure border wall funding in a year-end spending deal, he tweeted: “The Democrats, who […]