The prospect of making changes to federally-backed drinking water and sewer lending programs is proving to be controversial.
Places like beach towns and Las Vegas are losing out under current infrastructure funding formulas.
The Brookings Institution takes a look at the affordability of America's public works.
“There’s a lot to like about this legislation,” said Sen. Tom Carper, top Democrat on the Environment and Public Works Committee.
The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act would be authorized through 2021 under a bill released Thursday.
With the start of hurricane season a few weeks away, 22,900 island residents still lack power.
The House Appropriations Committee included the spending increase in fiscal 2019 legislation for water and energy programs.
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“While the tens of millions of dollars are not there to do anything of any great size, there is the potential to start small and build an economy around local residents,” Madison Mayor Paul Soglin told Route Fifty.
These days, it's not uncommon for workers headed to New York City to start their day 90 miles away in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Since its inception seven years ago, the National Water Pledge Campaign has collected more than 1.6 million commitments to conserve more than 8 billion gallons.
Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands' CIOs discussed data security, relationships with wireless carriers and next-level training at NASCIO’s midyear conference.
The new BUILD program will replace Obama-era TIGER grants.
The draft, up for discussion May 16, doesn’t mandate dockless bike sharing and includes a per-bike fee on companies to limit oversaturation.
Scooters are not killers (yet), but the anger they’ve inspired echoes that which accompanied the arrival of the first automobiles.
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The rail controversy has lawmakers raising questions about guidelines for tax-exempt private activity bonds.
If you look at the number of hours customers lost access to electricity stemming from a single event, the disruption from Hurricane Maria has been massive.
Local officials have pushed for hazard mitigation funds as well as outstanding FEMA reimbursements.
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