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State of US Infrastructure – Week of July 5-9, 2021

This week, former US Secretary of Transportation Rodney Slater appeared on Bloomberg Radio to discuss the latest state of play on President Biden’s proposed infrastructure deal and the importance of infrastructure investment in the future of US competitiveness and prosperity.… Continue Reading

The American Jobs Plan Spotlights Infrastructure – Could This Mean Transformational Changes for Transportation?

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 31, President Joe Biden outlined his vision to reimagine and rebuild a new economy. Focused on The American Jobs Plan as a US$2.25 trillion investment in the US that “will create millions of good jobs, rebuild our country’s infrastructure and position the US to out-compete China,” he outlined to the … Continue Reading

Transition 2020 | Building Back Better: Transportation and Infrastructure in the 117th Congress

President-Elect Joe Biden’s recent presumed victory in the general election will push forward major shifts in US policy across a wide array of issues, including transportation and infrastructure. Broadly, Biden and his transition team have indicated a desire to work with Congress in early 2021 to enact a large-scale infrastructure package, which would include what … Continue Reading

Lawmakers Unveil Report, Legislation to Strengthen U.S. Aviation Security; Homeland Security Committee Unveils February Terror Threat Snapshot; House Panel Discusses Border Security; Court of Appeals Upholds Stay Against Trump Travel Ban; Administration Considering Other Options

Legislative Activity Lawmakers Unveil Report, Legislation to Strengthen U.S. Aviation Security On Monday, February 6, the majority staff of the House Homeland Security Committee released a report titled “America’s Airports: The Threat From Within.” The report recommends nine ways to assist airports, airlines, and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to address insider threats facing the … Continue Reading

Homeland Security IG Testifies Before Congressional Committee; TSA Nominee Questioned by Senate Homeland Security Committee

Legislative Activity Homeland Security IG Testifies Before Congressional Committee On Tuesday, June 9, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General John Roth testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee regarding oversight of the Transportation Secretary Administration (TSA). Mr. Roth’s testimony comes just as TSA continues to address the results of covert … Continue Reading