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Center for American Progress

Why Many Cities’ Smart Growth Transportation Strategies Don’t Work

National
The Center for American Progress released a new issue brief that looks at how many cities’ all-of-the-above strategies ultimately increase dependence on automobiles.
USDA

USDA Invests $1.4 Billion in Rural Electric Infrastructure Improvements in 21 States

National
Investments will Benefit 1.5 million Residents and Businesses WASHINGTON, - RealEstateRama – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
AGC

ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF TPS FOR SALVADORANS WILL PREVENT IMMEDIATE DISRUPTIONS TO MANY DEVELOPMENT AND...

National
Administration’s Decision to Extend Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans in the U.S. Will Avoid Damaging Loss of 37,000 Construction Workers, But Long-Term Uncertainty Remains a Problem
EPA

EPA Announces Nearly $21 Million Water Infrastructure Loan to the City of Oak Ridge

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $20.7 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee to help finance a new drinking water treatment plant.
USDA

USDA Invests in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements in 31 States

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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $201 million to improve rural water infrastructure in 31 states
EPA

EPA commemorates $640 million in water infrastructure loans to Tualatin Valley Water District and...

National
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator for the Pacific Northwest Chris Hladick joined the Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD) and the city of Hillsboro
USDA

USDA Invests in Rural Electric Infrastructure Improvements in 13 States

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Investments will Benefit Nearly 231,000 Residents and Businesses WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2019 - (RealEstateRama) - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald...
Center for Biological Diversity

Opponents of Proposed Resolution Copper Mine, Land Exchange Hold News Conference Before Public Hearing

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The Apache Stronghold and allies will deliver public comments Tuesday opposing the Resolution Copper mine, which would destroy a sacred site for the Apache people. The group will hold a news conference before Tuesday’s

SCHUMER STATEMENT ON SEPTEMBER JOBS REPORT

National
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today released the following statement on the September jobs report  from the Department of Labor
USDA

USDA Invests in Community Facilities Improvements for 3.3 Million Rural Americans in 23 States

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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $139 million in 56 projects (PDF, 189 KB) to improve community facilities and provide essential services for 3.3 million rural residents in 23 states.
EIA

International Energy Outlook 2019 projects nearly 50% increase in world energy usage by 2050,...

National
In its International Energy Outlook 2019 (IEO2019), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects that world energy consumption will grow by nearly 50% between 2018 and 2050. EIA projects most of this growth will come from regions where the consumption of energy is driven by strong economic growth
USDA

USDA Invests in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements in 25 States

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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary of Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $144 million to improve rural water infrastructure in 25 states
DOI

Share Secretary Bernhardt Inspects Key Water and Power Facility in Western Colorado

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt inspected a key piece of national water infrastructure at Morrow Point Dam, located on the Gunnison...
AGC

ADMINISTRATION’S EFFORT TO USE HIGHWAY FUNDING AS A ‘CUDGEL’ AGAINST CALIFORNIA WILL UNDERMINE INFRASTRUCTURE...

National
The Associated General Contractors of America called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to delay cutting highway funds to California as state officials work to update and finalize its air quality plans.

$50 MILLION FOR WHITEHOUSE’S COASTAL RESILIENCY FUND INCLUDED IN DISASTER RELIEF BILL

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U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today announced that the disaster relief bill passed by the Senate yesterday evening includes $50 million for the National Coastal Resilience Fund to restore and strengthen the natural infrastructure that protects coastal communities while safeguarding wildlife habitats.
USDOJ

USDA Invests in Rural Electric Infrastructure Improvements in 10 States

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U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service Administrator Chad Rupe today announced that USDA is investing $181 million to upgrade rural electric systems in 10 states
The White House

WHITEHOUSE HELPS PASS OUT OF COMMITTEE $287 BILLION INFRASTRUCTURE BILL THAT WOULD SEND $1.44...

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U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has helped pass out of the Environment and Public Works Committee a five-year $287 billion highway package that would make a $1.44 billion investment in Rhode Island’s infrastructure.  The legislation includes provisions to improve road safety, grow the economy
NAR

NAR Applauds Senate EPW Committee for Advancing Surface Transportation Reauthorization

National
National Association of Realtors® President John Smaby issued the following statement after the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved S. 2302, America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019.
Center for Biological Diversity

Senate Advances Bill That Would Gut Environmental Review of Oil Pipelines, Other Large Infrastructure...

National
A Senate committee today approved a bill that would side-step environmental review to fast-track large infrastructure projects, including oil pipelines and natural gas export terminals
The White House

NEW $60.3 MILLION INFRA GRANT WILL HELP PAVE THE WAY FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO NORTHBOUND...

National
In an effort to make travel through Providence safer and more efficient, Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation today announced a new $60.3 million federal “Infrastructure for Rebuilding America” grant, or INFRA grant, to replace and upgrade the Northbound Providence Viaduct on I-95.  U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Buying Abandoned Storage Units

How to Make Money Buying Abandoned Storage Units

There are almost 50,000 self-storage facilities scattered across the country right now. There are actually more of these facilities in the U.S. than there are McDonald's restaurants (and it's not even close!).