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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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    Eads Bridge

    David Lobbig talked about the history of Eads Bridge and its self-made builder, James Eads. Eads Bridge is a combined road and railway bridge over the Mississippi River at…

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    Presidential Bill Signing

    President Obama made remarks and signed H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 to fund infrastructure projects for U.S. ports and waterways. He also signed…

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    U.S. Transportation and Infrastructure Spending

    Ray LaHood talked about his Building America’s Future group’s view that U.S. competitiveness and economic and job growth were all severely imperiled by the country’s…

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    Book Discussion on Drinking Water: A History

    James Salzman talked about his book, Drinking Water: A History, in which he chronicles the history of drinking water and the safety and scarcity of drinking water tin 2014. Professor…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about creating jobs and improving the economy, such as…

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    Infrastructure Spending on Bridges and Highways

    Eugene Mulero talked about the state of U.S. bridges one year after a high profile bridge collapse in Washington State. He explained the definitions of structurally deficient versus…

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    Politics of Public Space

    Michael Kimmelman talked about urbanism, architecture, and architectural criticism, including issues of public space, housing for the poor, parks and infrastructure, social equality, and…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about his administration’s efforts to cut red tape for major transportation infrastructure projects which would also…

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    Infrastructure Modernization

    Representative John Delaney (D-MD) spoke at a Brookings Institution event on infrastructure spending and ways to fund the maintenance of American roads, bridges, and public…

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    President Obama on Infrastructure

    President Obama delivered remarks on infrastructure. He spoke at the Washington Irving Boat Club, near the Tappan Zee Bridge in Tarrytown, New York, where the New NY Bridge was being…

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    Economy and Infrastructure, Global Infrastructure Panel

    Panelists talked about what lessons could be learned from countries and regions with top-rated infrastructures. Videos were also shown. “Global Infrastructure Best…

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    White Hours Daily Briefing

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx spoke at the beginning of the daily White House briefing about infrastructure investment. Secretary Foxx said the Highway Trust Fund was due to…

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    Economy and Infrastructure, Executives Panel

    In an opening keynote address Thomas Donohue described five pillars to getting infrastructure done: better transparency, streamlining the regulatory process, making transportation systems…

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    Transportation Infrastructure

    Witnesses testified on national, state and local perspectives on the need for federal transportation infrastructure investment and priorities for the next surface transportation…

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