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    Contaminated Drinking Water

    Amena Saiyid talked about the lead contamination of drinking water in Flint, Michigan, and how aging water infrastructure nationwide could lead to other instances of contaminated water.

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    Book Discussion on New Orleans Boom and Blackout

    Brian Boyles talked about his book New Orleans Boom and Blackout, in which he recalls New Orleans' push to ready the city for the 2013 Super Bowl and the succeeding power outage at the New…

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    Highway Funding Bill

    Chris Edwards and Alison Premo Black talked about federal funding for transportation projects and the state of the infrastructure. The House passed a $325 billion six-year funding bill…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question, “What is the condition of infrastructure in your community?” Keith Laing also joined to talk…

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    Federal Highway Funding Deadline

    Keith Laing talked about the federal funding deadline for transportation and highway projects. The Senate passed a six-year funding bill in July 2015 before approving the House’s…

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    American Infrastructure

    Panelists talked about the state of infrastructure in the U.S. relating to transportation and the power grid. They also spoke about how communities create their own power sources and…

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    Designing Better Infrastructure Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Steve Clemons moderated a panel discussion on designing better infrastructure systems. “Living With Risk: Designing a Better System” was part of the day-long event, “New…

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    Ray LaHood on the Highway Trust Fund

    Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about the role of the Highway Trust Fund and efforts to fund it before it runs out of money at the end of the month. He also discussed…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “What are the transportation infrastructure needs in your community?”

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    Job Creation

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics, including the removal of Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, expiring PATRIOT Act provisions…

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    After Words with Rosabeth Moss Kanter

    Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter talked about her book Move: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead, in which she traces back some 200 years to the efforts of entrepreneurs…

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    Infrastructure Spending

    Eugene Mulero talked about the state of U.S. bridges and highways, a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund, and the reasons Congress has struggled to pass long-term infrastructure…

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    Infrastructure Spending

    Governing Magazine’s Daniel Vock reported by telephone on infrastructure spending and a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines, including a line for those traveling for Memorial Day, were open for viewer responses to the question: “Should the gas tax be raised to fund roads and bridges?”…

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    Senators McConnell and Reid on the Senate Agenda

    In their opening remarks, Majority Leader McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Reid (D-NV) talked about the Senate agenda, including extending government surveillance authority and highway…

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    Transportation and Infrastructure Funding and Safety

    Representative David Jolly (R-FL) talked about transportation and infrastructure issues facing Congress. Topics included Amtrak, railroad safety following the fatal derailment in…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question related to the May 12 Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia: “Do you support or oppose more infrastructure spending?”

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on her party’s legislative agenda, including replenishing the Highway Trust Fund and…

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    Vice President Biden on Federal Infrastructure Investment

    Vice President Joe Biden talked about the infrastructure, focusing on creating a skilled workforce and modernizing American infrastructure. He urged Republicans to support President…

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