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The Hill: Investing in water infrastructure keeps our economy flowing

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By: By Former Sec. Ray LaHood and former Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pa.)

9/19/2016

When we talk about the decline of America's infrastructure, we usually picture familiar scenes: commuters sitting in traffic, long waits for overcrowded metros and hour-long waits on the tarmac after planes pull away from a gate. Every American can see the rusting bridges and potholed roads in their communities, they know how many hours a week they lose to rush hour congestion. And it is easy to connect the dots between those poor conditions and how subpar infrastructure is a drag on our economy

Infrastructure in the News 9.19.16

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Politico: Trump and Clinton’s Unlikeliest Promises

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/09/trump-clinton-promises-228307

Infrastructure in the News 9.15.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Seeking Alpha: Infrastructure Spending Does Not ‘Grow The Economy’

http://seekingalpha.com/article/4006314-infrastructure-spending-grow-economy

Infrastructure Spending Does Not 'Grow The Economy'

Associated Press: Tesla's Autopilot System Under Scrutiny in Fatal China Crash

Infrastructure in the News 9.13.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

The Atlantic: Google’s 'Cozy' Relationship With Driverless-Car Regulators

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/09/google-uber-policy-white-house-driverless/499649/

Self-driving cars have generated enormous interest in recent years, in part because of how rapidly they’ve appeared on public roadways.

Imagine a Day Without Water

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By Kerry O’Hare

Building America’s Future has been proud to work with the Value of Water Coalition to bring greater awareness about the importance of investing in and modernizing our nation’s water infrastructure.  Water’s importance to our health, economy and way of life cannot be underestimated.  Did you know that:

Infrastructure in the News 9.12.16

News Roundup
National News

Washington Post: The next president should make infrastructure spending a priority

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/whoever-wins-the-presidential-election-must-make-infrastructure-spending-a-priority/2016/09/11/406ef0ee-76c2-11e6-b786-19d0cb1ed06c_story.html?utm_term=.01a51961a072

Infrastructure in the News 9.9.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

CNBC: Planes, trains and trucks point to US economic downturn

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/09/08/transportation-planes-trains-and-trucks-point-to-economic-downturn.html

If the transportation industry is any indicator — and it usually is — then the economy could be on the brink of a downturn.

Infrastructure in the News 9.6.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Huffington Post: The Battle For The Future Of Transportation Seems Imminent

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/uber-google-waze-ride-hailing-lyft_us_57c8558fe4b0a22de09485cc

Pay no attention to the cordial press releases. Google ― sorry, Alphabet ― sure looks like it’s thinking about taking on Uber.

Reuters: Air freight demand growth gathers pace in July – IATA

Infrastructure in the News 9.8.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

Wall Street Journal: U.S.’s Aging Oil-Reserve Infrastructure Needs an Update (full article follows Morning Transportation)

http://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-s-aging-oil-reserve-infrastructure-an-update-1473256811

Infrastructure in the News 9.7.16

News Roundup
NATIONAL NEWS

New York Times: With Nod to Flint Crisis, Senate Weighs a $9 Billion Water Infrastructure Bill

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/08/us/politics/senate-water-bill.html