Published: September 29, 2011
Tags: 2011-finances, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Arizona, Boulder City, Federal Highway Administration, Hoover Dam, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, National Conference of State Legislators, Nevada, Pew Center, Rep. John Mica, Robert Atkinson, Sen. Barbara Boxer, Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Tony Dorsey
The Hoover Dam, one of the world’s great engineering feats, is marred by roads with traffic so jammed along the Nevada-Arizona border that it tells a different story about the political will to maintain 21st century infrastructure.
Published: May 13, 2010
Tags: AGC, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Associated General Contractors of America, Department of Transportation, Highway Trust Fund, John Kerry, Lieberman, Steven Nadel, Therese Langer, Tony Dorsey, Turmail
By Sean Ryan Construction industry representatives want every penny of a proposed federal tax on carbon producers to go to the Highway Trust Fund. But according to a draft bill unveiled by Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., the industry would have to make do with only $6.25 billion. The federal government needs [...]