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March 6, 2020 Legislative Update

March 6, 2020

Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation to Hold Hearing on Worldwide Presence of the Coast Guard The House T&I Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation will hold a hearing titled “The International Role of the United State Coast Guard” on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 10:00 am (Eastern). More information about the hearing,…

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Introduction of Bill to Overhaul Management of Missouri River System Water Projects

March 5, 2020

WASHINGTON ­– Today, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) introduced new legislation to overhaul the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) process for managing water resource projects along the lower Missouri River system. The Lower Missouri River Flood Prevention Program Act is cosponsored by all of the senators from the lower Missouri River basin states, including…

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WRDA 2020 Members’ Day Hearing

February 21, 2020

The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a Members’ Day Hearing to examine Members’ priorities in development of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA). The hearing, which will take place on Thursday, February 27th at 10:00 am Eastern, is an opportunity for all Members of the House of Representatives to highlight…

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House T&I: WRDA 2020 Hearing

January 3, 2020

January 3, 2020: House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee The Subcommittee of Water Resources and Environment, House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing for “Proposals for a Water Resources Development Act of 2020” on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 10:00 am Eastern. You can watch the hearing live at: https://transportation.house.gov/committee-activity/hearings/proposals-for-a-water-resources-development-act-of-2020 The Subcommittee will receive…

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Dear Congress: We Matter Too

November 19, 2019

Dear Congress, A few words from the inland ports and terminals, and the smaller coastal ports, all of whom serve the 12,000 miles of navigable waterways of the United States. First, let us say that we are indeed grateful for all that you have done and continue to do to support our nation’s inland and…

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November 19, 2019: Washington Update

November 19, 2019

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee: On Monday, November 18th, House lawmakers included a provision that would prevent a $7.6 billion cut to Federal highway funding, known as a rescission, in a stopgap spending bill. The House is expected to take up the bill Tuesday. On Tuesday, November 19th will hold a hearing, “Concepts for the…

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Inland Port and Terminal Grant Program

November 10, 2019

Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals, Inc. has recently proposed an inland port and terminal grant program to provide assistance for landside infrastructure investments. Highlights of the program include: • For public ports and private terminals; • For inland and smaller coastal facilities less than 8 million tons; • For landside infrastructure investments, including river, road…

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From the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee:

June 14, 2019

T&I – Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation will convene a hearing on “Short Sea Shipping: Rebuilding America’s Maritime Industry” on June 19th. Witnesses: Admiral Buzby (MARAD Administrator) Larry Willis, Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO Jim Weakly, Lake Carriers’ Association Jon Nass, CEO​​ of the Maine Port Authority You can watch the hearing live at https://transportation.house.gov/ Members,…

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From the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation:

June 14, 2019

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled, “FAST Act Reauthorization: Transportation and Safety Issues,” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The hearing will examine implementation of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which expires at the end of fiscal year…

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May 24: Legislative Update

May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019: Legislative Updates From the House Appropriations Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee Approves Fiscal Year 2020 Transportation-Housing and Urban Development Funding Bill (THUD) On May 23rd, The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies approved by voice vote its fiscal year 2020 bill. In total, the legislation provides $137.1 billion…

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