Archives

The White House

WHITEHOUSE COSPONSORS GREEN BANK ACT TO CREATE JOBS, RECLAIM AMERICAN CLEAN ENERGY LEADERSHIP

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) has joined U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) in introducing the Green Bank Act, which would support job creation in Rhode Island’s clean energy sector and fight climate change by incentivizing large-scale investment in green projects. 
USDA

USDA Opens Application Portal for New ReConnect Rural Broadband Infrastructure Program

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting online applications for funding through the new ReConnect
DOI

Acting Secretary Bernhardt Statement on President Trump’s Executive Orders Promoting Energy Infrastructure and Economic...

President Trump signed two Executive Orders promoting energy infrastructure and economic growth. Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt released the following statement. "Today’s executive orders to streamline permitting processes will further remove barriers to responsible development.

Trump Administration Signs Executive Orders to Fast Track Energy Infrastructure Permitting

The Trump Administration is expected to sign two executive orders making significant revisions to how the government regulates the transportation of energy across state and international lines.
DOI

Acting Secretary Bernhardt Statement on President Trump’s Executive Orders Promoting Energy Infrastructure and Economic...

President Trump signed two Executive Orders promoting energy infrastructure and economic growth. Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt released the following statement:President Trump
Energy

President Trump Signs Executive Orders Paving the Way for Energy Infrastructure Development

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry issued the following statement after the signing of President Trump’s Executive Orders promoting energy infrastructure, economic growth and cross border permitting.
DOI

$20 Million in Grants Will Support Recreational Boating Infrastructure Projects

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) program continues its substantial contributions to recreational boaters and local communities and their economies through this year’s award of $20.6 million in grants to states and U.S. territories.

Latest Puerto Rico Debate Shows Shortcomings of ‘As-Needed’ Disaster Relief Funding

The following is a statement from Michele Nellenbach, director of infrastructure at the Bipartisan Policy Center, on the renewed congressional debate over supplemental disaster relief funding for Puerto Rico

INTERIOR AUTHORIZES EXPANSION OF URANIUM RECOVERY PROJECT IN WYOMING

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management today approved the expansion of the Lost Creek uranium in-situ recovery project, an existing uranium mine operated by Lost Creek ISR in Sweetwater County, Wyo. The Record of Decision, signed by Interior’s Assistant Secretary for Lands and Minerals Joseph Balash,
USDA

USDA Announces Investments in Rural Community Facilities that will Benefit Nearly 300,000 Americans

Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $91 million to build or improve community
USDA

USDA Announces Investments to Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure and Finance Smart Grid Technologies

Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced that USDA is investing $122 million to expand and upgrade rural electric systems
EPA

EPA Provides $202 Million Loan to Modernize Baltimore’s Wastewater Infrastructure

WIFIA loan to help finance water infrastructure upgrades that will better protect public health and water quality for 1.8 million Baltimore residents

BPC Launches New Initiative to Develop Long-Term Solutions to Funding Federal Infrastructure Needs

The Bipartisan Policy Center today announced that former Reps. Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Joe Crowley (D-NY) will lead a new Great American Rebuild Initiative to identify long-term mechanisms
EPA

EPA Advances President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda in the Midwest Through Accelerated Investments in America’s...

As highlighted in President Trump’s State of the Union address and in support of the President’s Infrastructure Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accelerated investment in the nation’s aging water infrastructure.
EPA

EPA Advances President Trump’s Infrastructure Agenda Through Accelerated Investments in America’s Water Infrastructure

As highlighted in President Trump's State of the Union address and in support of the President's Infrastructure Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
DOE

DOE, FERC Announce Technical Conference on Energy Infrastructure Security Practices

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced today they will co-host a technical conference on Security Investments for Energy Infrastructure
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Unveil Historic Achievement of Four Years of Unprecedented Affordable Housing Investments...

On Tuesday, February 5, at 3 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will unveil the unprecedented number of affordable housing units produced and preserved during her first four years in office.
Center for American Progress

A Climate-Smart Infrastructure Plan Should Encourage Energy-Efficient Upgrades in Buildings, CAP Analysis Says

By setting ambitious energy efficiency standards in buildings, the United States can lower energy costs for consumers, encourage job growth, and reduce energy-related pollution
USDA

USDA Highlights Key Accomplishments in 2018 That Are Building Rural Prosperity

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today highlighted accomplishments of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) during 2018 that assisted rural communities in building prosperity and contributing to America’s growing economy.
EPA

EPA Provides $47.7 Million Loan to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District for Water...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $47.7 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District in Missouri to help finance its Deer Creek Sanitary Tunnel and Sanitary Relief project.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Monaghan Communications

New 144-Unit Apartment Community in Downtown Danville Under Construction

Trammell Crow Residential (TCR), the multifamily real estate development, along with Town of Danville Mayor Robert Storer, City Councilmembers and other local leaders, recently celebrated a construction milestone on the first new residential rental community in Danville, the Alexan Downtown Danville, which will offer 144 luxury apartment homes located within walking distance of Danville's Historic Downtown District.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Monaghan Communications

New 144-Unit Apartment Community in Downtown Danville Under Construction

Trammell Crow Residential (TCR), the multifamily real estate development, along with Town of Danville Mayor Robert Storer, City Councilmembers and other local leaders, recently celebrated a construction milestone on the first new residential rental community in Danville, the Alexan Downtown Danville, which will offer 144 luxury apartment homes located within walking distance of Danville's Historic Downtown District.