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Earmarks Return as ‘Community Project Funding’

USA - March 23 2021 Last week, the House Republican Conference voted 102-84 to lift their decade-old ban on the practice of earmarks by secret ballot, smoothing the way…

Rodney Frelinghuysen, Robert C. Jones, Demetrius G. McDaniel, Melissa López Rogers, Monica P. Schulteis

2016 Legislative Preview

USA - January 12 2016 As Congress prepares to host President Obama this evening for his final State of the Union, many questions remain regarding what Congress will be…

Kelsey Berkowitz, Ryan Partelow, Andrew Zausner

Obama administration announces new steps to spur private investment in infrastructure projects

USA - January 20 2015 Last July, President Obama introduced the "Build America Investment Initiative," an initiative designed to facilitate the use of innovative financing…

Robert S. Brams, Bruce H. Giles-Klein, Alais L. M. Griffin, Yosbel A. Ibarra, Jamey L. Tesler

Special Transportation & Infrastructure Panel releases report on Public-Private Partnerships

USA - October 2 2014 Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3 Panel) released…

Robert S. Brams, Alais L. M. Griffin, Yosbel A. Ibarra, Jamey L. Tesler

The GROW AMERICA Act - paves the way for public- private partnerships and state funding for infrastructure through tolling facilities

USA - May 8 2014 On April 30, 2014, the President sent a $302 billion surface transportation act to Congress, titled the Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work…

Jean M. DeLuca, Alais L. M. Griffin, Jamey L. Tesler, David Veator