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Thursday, March 06, 2014
The requested budget includes $90.9 billion for the United States Department of Transportation, which was soundly endorsed by DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx, whom said that the requested funds will lay a new foundation for economic growth and competitiveness by addressing the nation’s growing infrastructure deficit, making investments into the national infrastructure network, and increasing safety and efficiency.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Committee officials said that through this type of water resources legislation, Congress authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out its missions to develop, maintain, and support the Nation’s vital port and waterways infrastructure needs, and support effective and targeted flood protection and environmental restoration needs.
Posted on 09/12 at 11:50 AM
Thursday, May 16, 2013
This legislation provides critical flood protection for communities across the country, maintains the flow of commerce, and will create up to 500,000 new jobs, according to the Senate’s Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee.
Posted on 05/16 at 08:05 AM
Friday, March 22, 2013
Bill includes language calling for full use of Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund.
Posted on 03/22 at 09:59 AM
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
American Association of Port Authorities' President and CEO Kurt Nagle says AAPA and the public port industry have greatly appreciated Secretary LaHood’s recognition of the importance of ports as a critical link in our transportation system and his support for port related infrastructure investment during his term as Secretary.
Posted on 01/30 at 10:59 AM
Friday, February 25, 2011
The American Association of Port Authorities has expressed “deep concerns” over the proposed funding cut for the Department of Homeland Security’s Port Security grant program that was included in the Continuing Resolution (CR) bill that recently passed the House of Representatives
Posted on 02/25 at 01:17 PM
Ocean Freight •
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
While “the new austerity” is shaping public policy in Washington DC these days, there is concern among ocean shippers that there may be a negative impact on some supply chains.
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Thursday, July 22, 2010
United States port security may be seeing some notable changes should legislation to be introduced by Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) one day be signed into law.