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Monday, October 19, 2015

Late last week, the United States House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced a six-year, $325 billion surface transportation authorization, entitled The Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015.
Posted on 10/19 at 09:16 AM
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Wednesday, October 07, 2015

More than 20 U.S. port authority officials and their key staff, representing seaports from all four U.S. coasts, will gather on October 8 to meet with Congressional leadership to discuss the upcoming surface transportation bill and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ navigation budget.
Posted on 10/07 at 04:57 PM
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Monday, September 14, 2015

When it comes to addressing the yawning infrastructure needs of this country, many state legislatures and governors are basically saying, “Who needs Washington? Let’s do it ourselves.”
Posted on 09/14 at 07:53 AM
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Thursday, July 16, 2015

With roughly two weeks until the most recent short-term extension for the federal surface transportation authorization expires, things have been brewing in both the House and Senate, with an eye on both the short-term and the long-term prospects of keeping surface transportation authorization.
Posted on 07/16 at 10:14 AM
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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

In a development certain to resonate with logistics managers, the Federal Maritime Commission has just released a report entitled U.S. Container Port Congestion & Related International Supply Chain Issues: Causes, Consequences & Challenges.
Posted on 07/15 at 08:09 AM
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Thursday, June 04, 2015

As the Port of Houston and other Gulf cargo gateways recover from last months big storm, Hurricane specialists have identified the most vulnerable regions in the nation’s supply chain.
Posted on 06/04 at 08:38 AM
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Friday, May 01, 2015

Even though the immediate prospects of a long-term federal surface transportation authorization remain dim, various media reports suggest that at least short-term help could be on the way.
Posted on 05/01 at 08:46 AM
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Friday, December 12, 2014

In reviewing the proposed $1.01 trillion Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 hammered out in Congress late last week, the American Association of Port Authorities noted that there are significant increases for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Harbor Maintenance Tax operations and maintenance activities and construction budgets, and for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act grants program.
Posted on 12/12 at 04:29 PM
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Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has launched a campaign is urging Congress to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA).
Posted on 10/08 at 03:53 PM
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Tuesday, October 07, 2014

At a time when there are myriad differing opinions on how to best fund federal transportation infrastructure, a bill proposed by Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) offers up the option of a dedicated revenue source for freight infrastructure investments.
Posted on 10/07 at 12:14 PM
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