Washington Waves: January 7, 2019 Washington Waves: January 7, 2019
Washington Waves: January 7, 2019

Washington, D.C.—So far, the waterways industry has avoided major impacts from the partial government shutdown despite funding lapses at the key departments of Transportation and Homeland Security. “The inland waterways… Read More

Washington, D.C.—A measure that includes funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers kicked off a process that has been conspicuously absent for years when conferees met to hammer out… Read More

Washington, D.C.— Funding bills tracked by the waterways industry were covered by a verbal victory lap by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) as he praised his chamber’s bipartisan approach… Read More

Washington, D.C.—A U.S. district judge ruled the Trump administration failed to follow federal law by not providing meaningful opportunity for public comment before its two-year suspension of the 2015 Waters… Read More

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, the retiring chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, unveiled a draft version of an infrastructure proposal to reignite a discussion on President Donald Trump’s… Read More

Washington, D.C.—A member of the Trump administration told key senators the “top-down” proposal to transfer the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers out of the Defense Department had varied roots, including… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. House easily approved a bill to delay implementation of the “reader rule” for transportation security cards until an ongoing study on the effectiveness of the Transportation Worker… Read More