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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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    2014 Economy Summit, McIntire and Vague

    Lee McIntire, chairman of the construction and engineering firm CH2M Hill, spoke about infrastructure development. He was followed by Richard Vague, former CEO of First USA Bank, who…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “What are the infrastructure needs in your city?”

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    Energy and Transportation Infrastructure

    Energy industry executives talked about the role of transportation infrastructure in the production of domestic oil and natural gas. They focused on the need for more oil pipelines and…

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    Transportation and Retail Sales

    Senior retail industry officials talked about the role of transportation infrastructure on their businesses. They discussed the state of American airports, the significance of…

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    Manufacturing and Transportation Infrastructure

    Panelists talked about the importance of infrastructure investment to the manufacturing industry. They stressed that failure to fund infrastructure projects would allow other countries…

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    Transportation and Health Care

    Health care executives talked about transportation resources in the health care industry. They suggested that pressure to bring down costs was likely to put more demands on the…

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    Wireless Infrastructure

    Jonathan Adelstein, president and chief executive officer of PCIA - The Wireless Infrastructure Association, described issues facing his membership and his agenda of creating a national…

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    Power Grid Security

    Jon Wellinghoff talked about his belief that an April 2013 attack on a California power grid station was a “terrorist act,” which, if replicated across the country, could black…

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    Transportation infrastructure Investments

    Thomas Donohue and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka testified on federal funding for transportation infrastructure and MAP-21, the current transportation law that expires in September 2014.…

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    Commerce Secretary Pritzker on Internet Policy

    Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker talked about the Commerce Department’s partnerships with private industry to foster innovation and create jobs. She said that the Internet had…

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    Book Discussion on The Men Who United the States

    Simon Winchester talked about his book, The Men Who United The States: America’s Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics, and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible, in which…

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    Transportation Infrastructure Investments

    State officials, representatives from transportation industry groups, and members of national commissions testified on the status of transportation infrastructure needs in the United States…

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    Infrastructure Investments

    Witnesses testified on the ability of public-private partnerships to meet the nation’s infrastructure investment needs.
    Several legislative proposals have been introduced this…

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    Electric Grid Cyber Security, Energy Industry Officials Panel

    Energy industry officials talked about their specific industry and how they deal with threats. Panelists pointed out some big gaps that exist if there is a cyber attack. While…

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    Electric Grid Cyber Security, Federal Regulators Panel

    Federal regulators and energy industry representatives talked about cyber-security challenges facing the electric sector and ways industry and government can work together to protect the…

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    Electric Grid Cyber Security, State Regulators Panel

    Utility representatives from Indiana, New Jersey, and Missouri discussed what each of their states was doing to secure their electric grid and utilities from possible cyber…

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    Michael Hayden on Electric Grid Cyber Security

    Former CIA and National Security Administration Director Michael Hayden talked about the cyber threats facing the nation’s electric grid. He said that the situation would get…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the condition of roads and bridges, power lines, Internet connectivity, and other types of infrastructure in their state.

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    President Obama on the Economy in Jacksonville, Florida

    President Obama spoke at the Jacksonville Port Authority in the third of a series of speeches on the economy.*He said that having world class infrastructure should not be a partisan issue…

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