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Infrastructure Alert – July 9, 2014

President Obama and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx have been urging Congress to fix the Highway Trust Fund before a projected funding depletion at the end of August. On July 1, Secretary Foxx sent letters to states informing their highway and transit agencies

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Infrastructure Alert – April 28, 2014

Congress returned from its April recess today and will continue deliberation on a surface transportation reauthorization. An announcement on the Water Resources Development Act reauthorization, which has been in conference for five months, could come as early as this week.

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Infrastructure Alert – March 24, 2014

On March 20, a proposed shipping alliance of three major shippers was approved by the Federal Maritime Commission. The P3 Network Vessel Sharing Agreement, consisting of Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Company and CMA CGM, authorizes these three ocean carriers, the largest containership operators in the

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Infrastructure Alert – February 26, 2014

President Obama will announce his support for a four-year, $302 billion transportation funding bill to repair and rebuild bridges, tunnels, roads and transit. About $150 billion of the bill would be paid for through corporate tax reform. More details on

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Infrastructure Alert – February 11, 2014

The Panama Canal Authority and the GPUC, the construction consortium working on its expansion, have been deadlocked over whether the Canal will pay for $1.6 billion in cost overruns. Construction halted on February 5 due to the disagreement. The construction consortium’s winning

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Infrastructure Alert – January 30, 2014

In Tuesday’s State of the Union address, President Obama urged Congress to pass a reauthorization for the Water Resources Development Act. President Obama also called for corporate tax reform as a method to finance infrastructure spending. He stated that his

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