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Congressional Action Needed for Proper Water Safeguards

Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.) has introduced Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act (H.R. 5078). This bipartisan legislation establishes safeguards that preserve important federal-state partnerships in protecting our nation’s waterways.

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Fever Runs High on Highway Trust Fund Issues

With the Highway Trust Fund scheduled to run out in less than two months, tempers flared over inaction on the issue. President Obama, giving a speech in Virginia, threatened to act independently, while literally every association with skin in the game signed a letter to Congress.

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TRIP Report Cites Dangers on Rural Roads

America’s rural heartland is home to nearly 50 million people, and its natural resources provide the energy, food and fiber that support the nation’s economy and way of life. But a new report finds that the nation’s rural transportation system, which is critical to the nation’s booming agriculture, energy and tourism sectors, is in need of modernization to address deficient roads and bridges, high crash rates and inadequate connectivity and capacity.

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