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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 – 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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Every Word Matters – 10/22/13

Every word should matter, but in today’s media frenzy, the most important policymakers’ words often get lost or distorted. Here’s our daily, unfiltered roundup of the most important tweets by those shaping policy today, straight from them in 140 characters

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