advocacy

President Signs Earthquake Program Reauthorization

On December 11th, President Trump signed S. 1768, the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), which reauthorizes the federal program to improve the nation’s earthquake preparedness for five years. The legislation is the first reauthorization of the NEHRP in 15 years and the program has operated without an authorization since October of 2009. In addition......

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ASCE Gives Thanks for Infrastructure Successes

It’s that time of the year again – turkey, time off work to be with family and friends, and traveling headaches due to crowded airports and traffic on the highways. This week, millions of people around the country are traveling by way of plane, car, train, or bus to visit their loved ones near and......

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ASCE Members Meet With US Lawmakers

“Let’s win this for our country,” proclaimed ASCE President Robert D. Stevens, PhD, PE to a room of nearly 200 ASCE members who descended on the nation’s capital to encourage members of Congress to fix the Highway Trust Fund last week. The group visited Washington, D.C. as part of the 15th annual ASCE Legislative Fly-In,......

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Outstanding Civil Engineer Advocates

For the first time, ASCE is formally recognizing an individual member and a team who are dedicated to saving America’s infrastructure and promoting ASCE’s Priority Issues through building relationships with lawmakers. The Outstanding Civil Engineer Advocate of the Year Award winners, Darren Benoit and the Louisiana Section, will be recognized for their achievements at ASCE’s......

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ASCE Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Civil Engineer Advocate of the Year

Have you gone above and beyond to represent the civil engineering profession before your elected officials? You could be our next Outstanding Civil Engineer Advocate of the Year! If you are one of the many ASCE Key Contacts actively building relationships with and educating your elected leaders on issues important to the civil engineering profession, we......

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