By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA The House and Senate Feb. 14 overwhelmingly approved the final seven FY 2019 spending bills after nearly five months of short-term extensions and the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. President Donald Trump Feb. 15 signed the legislation despite the lack of southern border wall funding included in ...
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By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA Members of the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee Feb. 13 began the process of enacting major infrastructure legislation this year with a kick-off hearing to look at the needs for transportation and broadband. Witnesses agreed that investment in infrastructure is urgently needed and the federal government must ...