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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)
US DOT proposes DBE program changes
Published on 05/11/2010
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is proposing to expand its disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) program and crackdown on agencies that fail ... (Continue reading)
Administration crafts 'High Road' plan, igniting concern
Published on 04/20/2010
In recent months, multiple sources have reported that the Obama administration is drafting an overhaul to federal bidding procedures. The administration ha... (Continue reading)

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