Infrastructure Week Lobbying Effort Calls for Highway Trust Fund Solvency
The Council took part in a kick-off event for Infrastructure Week, which featured USDOT Secretary Elaine Chao. Click Here for entire story.
Bipartisan Senate Water Bill Funds CSO Projects, Expands QBS
ACEC is working with the bill’s sponsors to promote passage, either as a stand-alone bill or as part of a larger infrastructure package this year. Click Here for entire story.
Texas Rejects P3s for Infrastructure
The defeat leaves the second most-populous state unable to use P3s to finance the infrastructure improvements. Click Here for entire story.
ACEC/Massachusetts Supports Representative Capuano
U.S. Representative Michael Capuano (D-MA), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee met with ACEC/Massachusetts leadership at the HNTB offices in Boston. Click Here for entire story.
Member Action Needed to Secure Solvency of Highway Trust Fund in Tax Reform Legislation
ACEC is asking lawmakers to support a bipartisan effort to include a sustainable funding solution for the Highway Trust Fund as part of a larger tax reform bill. Members are urged to contact their Representatives today. Take Action Now.
House Passes Health Care Bill, Cuts Mandates, Taxes on Firms
The House of Representatives passed legislation last week that would make significant changes to the Affordable Care Act, including the elimination of certain mandates and taxes on engineering firms. Click Here for entire story.
Congress Protects Infrastructure Funding in FY17 Spending Package
Congress maintained—and in some instances increased—funding for infrastructure programs in the spending bill passed last week to fund the federal government through September 30. Click Here for entire story.
ACEC/North Carolina Hosts Congressional Delegation in Washington, D.C.
ACEC/North Carolina hosted a reception for its Congressional delegation during the ACEC Annual Convention with Representatives David Rouzer, Ted Budd, Virginia Foxx, and Mark Meadows. Click Here for entire story.
Record 1,600+ Attend Convention; Keynoter Wallace Forecasts Passage of Infrastructure Bill
Former White House Communications Director Nicole Wallace predicted that infrastructure investment will be one of the few instances of cooperation on Capitol Hill in the foreseeable future. Click Here for entire story.