Washington Waves: August 20, 2018 Washington Waves: August 20, 2018
Washington Waves: August 20, 2018

Washington, D.C.—A new major defense law mandates a report on key challenges to ensure the U.S. marine transportation system and merchant marine are sufficient to support the nation’s economic and… Read More

Washington, D.C.—A long-stalled infrastructure proposal could be one of the big winners of the midterm elections that left Americans again with a divided government. President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader… Read More

Members of the National Waterways Conference (NWC) gathered September 12–14 in New Orleans, La., for the group’s 58th annual meeting. The meeting proved quite timely, coinciding locally with New Orleans’… 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

Members of the waterways industry urged the Trump administration to be open and transparent and consider local input on its dramatic proposal to reorganize the federal government, specifically on consolidating… Read More

On June 21, the Trump administration’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a comprehensive plan for the reshuffling of many departments and agencies of the federal government, titled “Delivering… 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

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