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Congress clears FAA reauthorization bill

After months of negotiations, Congress has passed legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The House of Representatives passed the bill, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2024 (H.R. 3935), on May 15th with a 387-26 vote. The Senate passed the measure May 9th by an 88-4 vote. The FAA reauthorization bill is a $105.5 billion......

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Local Officials, Engineers Herald Seattle’s Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock at Latest Roadshow Stop

On Wednesday, April 3rd, the replacement project for Seattle’s Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock, one of the world’s busiest ferry terminals, was showcased by local officials and engineers as part of the Engineering and Public Works Roadshow. The Colman Dock serves as an example of how comprehensive infrastructure investment can promote equity within a community......

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What the first round of FY2024 appropriations bills mean for infrastructure

On March 3rd, top lawmakers unveiled the text of six fiscal year (FY) 2024 appropriations bills that President Joe Biden signed into law on March 8th. The agreed-upon appropriations package includes FY24 funding for Military Construction; Agriculture and Rural Development; Commerce, Justice, and Science; Energy and Water; Interior and Environment; and Transportation, Housing and Urban......

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Link to Post:">Engineering and Public Works Roadshow Highlights Phoenix Water Project

Engineering and Public Works Roadshow Highlights Phoenix Water Project

On Thursday, February 22nd, the Engineering & Public Works Roadshow series made its fifth stop, this time in Phoenix, Arizona, celebrating the state’s Northwest Valley Infrastructure Project. With news that a semiconductor plant was coming to Phoenix, the team at Wilson Engineers and Carollo Engineers worked diligently to provide wastewater and transportation services to the area. The......

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Link to Post:">ASCE Seeks Reauthorization of Earthquake and Wind Research Programs

ASCE Seeks Reauthorization of Earthquake and Wind Research Programs

ASCE’s efforts to spur Congressional action to reauthorize two federal programs that are critical to the nation’s resilience has finally achieved some results. Both the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) and the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program (NWIRP) are past due for reauthorization and Congress has been slow to act. Efforts by ASCE and......

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Link to Post:">KY Gov. Andy Beshear Celebrates Mountain Parkway Expansion at Engineering & Public Works Roadshow Event

KY Gov. Andy Beshear Celebrates Mountain Parkway Expansion at Engineering & Public Works Roadshow Event

On Monday, January 29th, the Engineering & Public Works Roadshow series made its fourth stop, this time in Frankfort, Kentucky, in conjunction with Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear celebrating the state’s Mountain Parkway Expansion project. The Roadshow commended the program’s collaborative legislative efforts from federal and state partners to connect Eastern Kentucky residents with the rest......

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ASCE and Congressional Champions Seek Bipartisan Approach to National Dam Safety Program Reauthorization

In 1996, Congress authorized the creation of the National Dam Safety Program (NDSP) to support dam safety programs at the state level nationwide.  Since it was first established, the NDSP has become the primary source of federal funding for state dam safety programs, supporting activities such as dam inspection and monitoring, emergency preparedness, and staffing......

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Celebrating 2023 American Infrastructure Triumphs and Looking Ahead to a Big 2024!

As 2023 ends, the ASCE government relations team wants to thank our members for their hard work and advocacy for advancing the civil engineering profession and improving American infrastructure. This year, ASCE members helped shape policy at the local, state, and federal levels, sending more than 1,200 messages to 492 lawmakers at all levels of......

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