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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING SHRINKS 2.9 PERCENT IN APRIL AS PUBLIC AGENCIES, PRIVATE OWNERS HALT WORK;...

National
New Federal Investments in Transportation, Other Types of Infrastructure Will Help Offset Expected Declines in State and Local Funding as State Budgets Suffer Impacts of Coronavirus

HOMELAND SECURITY, TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE LEADERS URGE DOT & DHS ESTABLISH AN AVIATION...

National
Leaders of the Homeland Security and Transportation and Infrastructure Committees sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf to urge them to establish an interagency working group to develop robust
Being Conscious Of The Environment

Moving During A Pandemic? All You Need To Know

National
A lot of things are up in the air right now, and people don’t know quite what to do, or how best to do it. You’ve got to be wise in such times, especially if you’ve got to move. One of the wisest things you can do will involve cutting costs where possible.
AGC

PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM IS ALLOWING CONSTRUCTION FIRMS TO ADD AND RETAIN EMPLOYEES DESPITE DECLINING...

National
Nearly Half of Firms Have Received Loans, But Growing Number of Project Cancellations, Delays and Delivery Problems Imperil Industry; Association Leaders Call for Immediate...
USDOJ

USDA Invests $900 Million in Rural Electric Infrastructure in 16 States

National
Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $900 million to build, preserve or improve rural electric infrastructure across 16 states (PDF, 151 KB). Censky made the announcement at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s annual meeting and conference
Hotel Maintenance

How to Cut Down the Costs of Your Hotel Maintenance While You Are Starting...

National
The popularity of international tourism industries continues to grow over the years. People who want to discover new places are traveling a lot. This causes an increase in the number of domestic and international flights.

Nine in 10 U.S. Adults Support Local Government Investments in Infrastructure Improvements to Promote...

National
More than nine in 10 adults from every major demographic group want their local government to invest in infrastructure improvements that promote economic activity in their community, according to a newly released National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) poll. More than three in four adults say such investments are extremely or very important.

Transcript of Speaker Pelosi, Congresswoman Garcia Press Conference in Houston on House Democrats’ Moving...

National
Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee held a press conference in Houston following a roundtable discussion with local business and labor leaders on House Democrats’ Moving Forward infrastructure proposal
USDA

USDA and EPA Announce Continued Commitment to Support Rural Water Systems

National
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will help rural water systems face the challenges of aging infrastructure, workforce shortages
SEC

SEC Proposes to Modernize Key Market Infrastructure Responsible for Collecting, Consolidating, and Disseminating Securities...

National
The Securities and Exchange Commission today proposed to modernize the infrastructure for the collection, consolidation, and dissemination of market data for exchange-listed national market
EPA

EPA Announces $2.7 Billion for Infrastructure to Protect Surface Waters and Drinking Water

National
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $2.7 billion for State Revolving Funds (SRFs). This funding assists states, tribes and territories with infrastructure projects that help protect surface water
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Norton Announces Highways and Transit Subcommittee Hearing on Transportation and Infrastructure Needs on Tribal,...

National
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Chair of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled
USDOJ

USDA Invests $4.4 Million in Rural Broadband Infrastructure in Georgia’s Gilmer County

National
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Georgia State Director Joyce White announced a $4.4 million investment in high-speed broadband infrastructure. This investment will support the construction of 90 miles of fiber-optic

Bring the Great Outdoors In: Everything You Need to Know About Interior Landscaping

National
The great outdoors is often regarded as the best place to be when rekindling your love for nature. But what if the weather makes it impossible to go outside? Will you forgo enjoying the benefits of a close encounter with nature?

BLM AUTHORIZES ELAND GEN-TIE PROJECT GENERATION INTERCONNECTION LINE IN KERN COUNTY

National
In a move that will improve the nation's energy infrastructure, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved the Eland Gen-Tie Project in Kern County, northeast of Mojave
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CHA and partners to celebrate grand opening of Clark-Estes with ribbon-cutting

National
The Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) will join the City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development, 49th Ward Alderwoman Maria Hadden, former 49th Ward Alderman Joe Moore and Ross Financial Services for the grand opening
AGC

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING DIPS IN DECEMBER AS NONRESIDENTIAL LOSSES OFFSET HOUSING PICKUP; CONTRACTORS FORESEE GAINS...

National
Construction spending decreased 0.2 percent from November to December as declines in public and private nonresidential projects outweighed a large rise in single-family homebuilding

Avoid TV Tip-Over Incidents During Super Bowl LIV with Safety Tips

New York
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) is alerting consumers about the dangers of television (TV) tip-over hazards. Millions of New Yorkers will watch the Super Bowl this Sunday either on TVs at home or at parties with friends. DCP is taking this TV-focused occasion to remind consumers of critical TV safety tips.
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NEW HOUSE INFRASTRUCTURE PRINCIPLES SEND A CLEAR MESSAGE THAT CONGRESS SHOULD MAKE IMPROVING CIVIL...

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Outlines Released By Democrats and Republicans Should Inspire Congress to Make Fixing and Expanding Infrastructure its Top Priority, Top Construction Official Notes
SEIA

SEIA Board Elects Solar Veteran as New Chair

National
Following a vote by its board of directors, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the nation’s leading solar advocacy organization, announced that George Hershman, president of Swinerton Renewable Energy

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Hardwood Floors in Your Home

11 Solid Benefits of Hardwood Floors in Your Home

Are you replacing floors in your home but can’t decide whether carpet, tile, or wood is the best option? Even though the choice is difficult, hardwood flooring has several advantages over other surfaces.