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Fed eyes public works investments
Published on 06/01/2011
Financial concerns have restricted public infrastructure investments, and the dearth of opportunities has likely resulted in the decline of construction jo... (Continue reading)
Doubts over long-term highway plan grow
Published on 05/06/2011
Congressional committees are preparing to draft a new bill to fund surface transportation, but questions linger over the number of years the bill will span... (Continue reading)
Highway legislation extended, lawmakers discuss successor bill
Published on 04/05/2011
Congress extended the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), which provides funding for transpo... (Continue reading)
D.C. lawmakers debate infrastructure investments
Published on 02/28/2011
resident Barack Obama announced earlier this month that he is seeking approval from Congress to invest $556 billion in the nation's infrastructure. The Whi... (Continue reading)
DOT's new DBE rule takes effect
Published on 02/28/2011
On February 28th, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin enforcing a new rule aimed at helping socially and economically business enterpris... (Continue reading)
SBA introduces new women business program
Published on 02/02/2011
On February 4th, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will launch a program aimed at expanding federal contracting opportunities for women-owned sm... (Continue reading)
Slow progress expected on transportation issues in Congress
Published on 01/10/2011
The construction sector has been battered since the economic downturn, impacted by weak demand from the private-sector and cutthroat competition for a dwin... (Continue reading)
Will the midterms impact federal construction funding?
Published on 11/23/2010
The construction industry is still feeling the ill effects of the economic downturn, but voters sent a clear message in the midterms that they want to see ... (Continue reading)
Construction advocates back White House infrastructure proposal
Published on 09/20/2010
President Barack Obama introduced a plan to invest $50 billion in the nation's roads, railways, and airports to the public on Labor Day weekend, and it has... (Continue reading)
ARRA bond reimbursement for DBEs
Published on 07/16/2010
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) are not taking advantaged of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) bond reimbursement dollars, says the U... (Continue reading)

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