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    State of American Business News Conference

    Thomas Donohue spoke to reporters and answered questions on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual “State of American Business” address. He called on Congress to pass…

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    Secretary Foxx on on Transportation and Technology

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx spoke at the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting. He talked about his department’s efforts to create a comprehensive,…

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    Book Discussion on The Bridge

    Gay Talese talked about his book The Bridge: The Building of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, in which he recounts the design and construction of New York’s Verrazano-Narrows…

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    Infrastructure Legislation in the 114th Congress

    Tom Curry talked about infrastructure legislation likely to be taken up by the 114th Congress. He was interviewed by remote video from the rotunda of the Russell Senate Office Building.

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    State of U.S. Infrastructure

    Casey Dinges talked about the overall state of U.S. infrastructure, the impact changes in funding may have, and prospects for a long-term plan under a Republican-led Congress. In its…

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    Power Grid Vulnerabilities

    James Hoecker talked about the vulnerabilities of the U.S. power grid in light of a recent blackout in Detroit. Topics included the ages of electric power infrastructure systems around…

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    Private-Public Partnerships and Homeland Security

    Panelists discussed private-public partnerships and homeland security, including issues such as preparedness, disaster response, cyber security, and critical infrastructure security. br/…

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    General John Peabody at Infrastructure Investments

    General John Peabody delivered a keynote address at the 2014 North American Strategic Infrastructure Leadership Forum. The event was hosted by CG/LA Infrastructure in Washington, D.C.…

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    Panel Discussion on City Planning

    Authors talked about their books on city planning.  br/ “Planning and Protesting: Cities Evolve!” took place at the 9th annual Brooklyn Book Festival in Brooklyn, New York,…

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    Critical Infrastructure Protection Act

    Representative Trent Franks (R-AZ) talked about the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act and the potential for a terrorist attack that could cause an electrical grid blackout. br/ C-SPAN…

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    Changes and Challenges in Homeland Security

    Suzanne Spaulding talked about the changes and challenges in ensuring national safety, focusing on cybersecurity and critical infrastructure. br/ “A Look at the The Continuing Changes…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Business Leaders

    Business leaders talked about investment and development in Africa. br/ This is the first panel only, “Energy and Electrifying Africa.” br/ “CEOs Dialogue Sessions”…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Energy Ministers

    Energy ministers from Nigeria and Democratic Republic of the Congo talked about the power supply and investment opportunities in their countries and answered audience members' questions.…

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    U.S.-Africa Business Forum, Panel on Infrastructure

    World Bank President President Jim Yong Kim delivered remarks. Then White House National Security Adviser Susan Rice moderated a discussion with African private and public sector…

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    Transportation Infrastructure Investments

    Secretary Anthony Foxx talked about infrastructure spending at a National Press Club luncheon. In his speech he called on Congress to pass a long-term transportation funding and…

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    Highway Trust Fund

    President Obama announced an initiative to help states raise private funds for infrastructure projects and about the need to reauthorize the Highway Trust Fund. He also addressed the…

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    House Debate on Highway and Transportation Funding

    The House debated a short-term extension of federal transportation and highway funding which would be exhausted in September 2014. The Highway Trust Fund, which finances road, bridge, and…

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    Energy and Water Development Spending

    Randy Leonard spoke by telephone about the energy and water spending bill being debated on the House floor.

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    President Obama on the Highway Trust Fund

    President Obama called on Congress to invest in the nation’s infrastructure and renew the Highway Trust Fund, which would expire September 2014. He stressed that failure to do so…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Would you Support an Increase in Federal Gas Tax?” Associated Press transportation reporter Joan Lowy spoke by…

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