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California Decides How Voters Impact Infrastructure Projects

October 10, 2016 | By: Maria Matthews

Proposition 53 is a statewide ballot measure that asks voters to consider whether the state may sell revenue bonds for projects expected to cost over $2 billion.  This ballot measure would specifically apply to all projects financed, owned, operated, or managed by the state as well...

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Tags: 2016BallotInitiatives, infrastructure investment, state

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New Jersey Puts Transportation Front & Center This Fall

October 5, 2016 | By: Maria Matthews

For the last three months New Jersey transportation job sites have been mostly quiet.  Despite what’s traditionally the heat of summer construction season, shovels have been put down and heavy equipment silenced by the impasse between Governor Christie and leaders from the State Legislature. On...

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Tags: 2016BallotInitiatives, infrastructure investment, transportation

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Safe Roads Amendment Protects Illinois Transportation Dollars

October 3, 2016 | By: Maria Matthews

The “Safe Roads Amendment” is a statewide ballot measure that asks voters to decided how the state can spend its transportation dollars. More specifically, this measure will protect transportation revenue (like the gas tax, tolls, licenses and vehicle registration fees) from being diverted to non-transportation projects. Illinois...

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WRDA Passes The House

September 29, 2016 | By: Whitford Remer

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5303 the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 late yesterday afternoon by a vote of 399-25. The $11.5 billion bill authorizes over three dozen Army Corps of Engineers flood control, navigation and ecosystem restoration projects and studies across...

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Tags: congress, dams, Drinking Water, inland waterways, ports, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Water Resources, WRDA

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Alabama Looks to Protect Park Revenue through Amendment 2

September 28, 2016 | By: Maria Matthews

Amendment 2 is a statewide ballot measure that will provide a dedicated source of funding to Alabama’s State Park System.  Preventing critical dollars received by the State Parks Fund and the State Parks Revolving Fund, from being diverted to other public accounts will ensure Alabamians...

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Tennessee’s Infrastructure Grades Are In

September 27, 2016 | By: Becky Moylan

From Memphis to Nashville, Tennessee is known for its influence in music. The state’s slogan boasts “America at its best.” However, according to the release of today’s Report Card for Tennessee’s Infrastructure many infrastructure areas aren’t at their best. The Report Card gave the state’s...

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