Senate, House Pass Bill Delaying Biometric TWIC Readers Senate, House Pass Bill Delaying Biometric TWIC Readers
Senate, House Pass Bill Delaying Biometric TWIC Readers

Washington, D.C.—The Senate gave final congressional approval to a bill to put on hold a Coast Guard rule requiring use of biometric readers for Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) cards… 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.—Members of the waterways industry hailed a new work plan from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for including record levels of funding, identifying new starts and feasibility studies… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Bills that would impact the waterways industry by funding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and boost the nation’s water transportation system could be among the first acted upon… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Much-anticipated water resources bills took significant steps forward in both the Senate and House and are headed to floor action in both chambers of Congress. On a 21-0 vote,… Read More

Amy Larson, president of the National Waterways Conference (NWC), spoke on the possibility of advancing a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2018 this year to the audience of the Inland… Read More

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers joined other federal agencies in committing to a  memorandum the Trump administration says will streamline environmental reviews and eliminate needless delays of major… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Several members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee pressed U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on how inland waterways and ports might be impacted by President Trump’s $1.5-trillion infrastructure… Read More

Washington, D.C.—Two big rollouts on a long-awaited infrastructure initiative and the fiscal year 2019 budget from the Trump administration landed with a thud for representatives of the waterways industry, and… Read More