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Political Conventions Talk Infrastructure

July 28, 2016 | By: Becky Moylan

In the past two weeks both major U.S. political parties have held conventions to formally nominate a presidential candidate and talk about their respective visions for the country. Here’s how each party handled infrastructure: The Republican Party held its National Convention first in Cleveland, Ohio...

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Tags: 2016 election, infrastructure, infrastructure bank, infrastructure report card

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Infrastructure in the News: As Temperature Rises, so do Infrastructure Issues

July 22, 2016 | By: Olivia Wolfertz

As a sweltering heat engulfs most of the country, infrastructure issues have been heating up too. Many states are discussing their inadequate funding to improve infrastructure, presidential candidates are talking infrastructure, and a crane collapsed on one of the nation’s busiest bridges—reminding commuters of the...

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Talk to your Members of Congress About Infrastructure this Recess

July 21, 2016 | By: Becky Moylan

Members of Congress headed home (and to their respective national conventions last week) and won’t return to Washington until after Labor Day. This gives you, as an infrastructure advocate, the opportunity to talk with your federal lawmakers about our nation’s “D+” infrastructure and specific legislation...

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Tags: dams, inland waterways, levees, ports, Water Resources, WRDA

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California’s Orange County Infrastructure Isn’t Improving

July 21, 2016 | By: Brittney Kohler

The Orange County Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers today released its 2016 Orange County Infrastructure Report Card, grading 12 categories of the county’s infrastructure, resulting in an overall grade point average of “C+.” The Report Card was developed in collaboration with the...

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Tags: Airports, aviation, California, energy, flood control, levees, parks, report card, schools, solid waste, transportation, water

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Water Financing Experts Share Ideas to Improve Local Infrastructure

July 20, 2016 | By: Brittney Kohler

This Tuesday, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hosted a day-long event in Washington, D.C., for representatives from the public and private sectors to discuss emerging finance methods for addressing deficient community water infrastructure. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy opened the day stressing the need...

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Tags: Atlanta, Drinking Water, economy, EPA, Georgia, HUD, Mississippi, social, wastewater, water

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Pokémon Can Be Caught on Transit, at National Parks Across the Country

July 20, 2016 | By: Infrastructure Report Card

In recent weeks, Pokémon Go has gone viral across the United States, with millions of users of all ages joining in on the interactive game.  Due to the huge commercial and cultural success of the game, transit agencies are getting in on the action. In...

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Tags: infrastructure, National Parks, transit