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Obama signs memorandum to expedite infrastructure projects

Amanda Bayhi - May 20, 2013

Obama signs memorandum to expedite infrastructure projects

President Obama on Friday signed a Presidential Memorandum intended to decrease review and approval times for major infrastructure projects, according to WhiteHouse.gov. The memorandum, “Modernizing Federal Infrastructure Review and Permitting Regulations, Policies, and Procedures,” follows a March 22 Executive Order that ...

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Senate committee on transportation to move quickly on Foxx nomination, Rockefeller says

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 30, 2013

Senate committee on transportation to move quickly on Foxx nomination, Rockefeller says

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) said Monday that his panel would move quickly to hold a confirmation hearing on President Obama's nomination of Anthony Foxx as the next Secretary of Transportation, The Hill reported. Though Rockefeller ...

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Obama expected to nominate Anthony Foxx as transportation secretary

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 29, 2013

Obama expected to nominate Anthony Foxx as transportation secretary

  President Obama is expected to nominate Anthony Foxx, mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, as his new transportation secretary today, USA Today reported. If the Senate approves, Foxx will replace Ray LaHood. Foxx has led several transit infrastructure efforts in his city, including ...

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Obama’s budget leaves out funding for transportation projects, Shuster says

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 11, 2013

Obama’s budget leaves out funding for transportation projects, Shuster says

On Wednesday, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Representative Bill Shuster said President Obama did not include a way to pay for the transportation projects in his proposed budget, The Hill reported. The proposed budget calls for $50 billion in infrastructure spending, ...

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Obama’s FY2014 transportation budget: B+, maybe

John Latta - Apr 11, 2013

Obama’s FY2014 transportation budget: B+, maybe

Just what does transportation infrastructure get out of the President’s FY2014 budget? To be sort of ho hum about it, it’s what I think we expected; it’s okay but it doesn’t change much and it doesn’t knock your socks off. It could ...

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Obama’s 2014 budget provides $50 billion increase in infrastructure spending

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 10, 2013

Obama’s 2014 budget provides $50 billion increase in infrastructure spending

President Barack Obama on April 10 presented Congress with a $3.8 trillion budget plan for the 2014 fiscal year, which includes $50 billion for infrastructure spending, according to the Associated Press. The $50 billion is intended for infrastructure investments and includes ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Jun 10, 2012

RoadWorks

Inside the highway and bridge industries WISH LISTS What our governors and others want in a reauthorization bill Any surface transportation reauthorization bill will give state, regional and local agencies a bigger say — to what degree and with what caveats/catches is still ...

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