Transportation

Senate Passes Robust Energy & Water Appropriations Bill

Last week the U.S. Senate voted 90-8 to approve their Fiscal Year 2017 Energy & Water appropriations bill, which provides funding for inland waterways infrastructure … Read More »

Senate Committee Releases Draft WRDA Bill

The Senate Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee this week released a draft two-year Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) reauthorization bill, scheduled for mark-up on … Read More »

House Appropriators Approve Agriculture, Energy Spending Bills

The House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2017 Agriculture and Energy and Water spending bills earlier this week, funding agricultural research and rural development … Read More »

House Appropriations Bill Blocks WOTUS, Provides Record Funding for Waterways Infrastructure

This week the House Appropriations Committee marked-up their Fiscal Year 2017 Energy & Water Appropriations bill, which provides funding for the U.S. Army Corps of … Read More »

Senate Ag Committee Hearing Looks at Rural Development & Bioenergy Programs

The Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing last week titled “U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA) Programs and their Economic Impact across America.” The … Read More »

Soy Growers Urge Unions and Ports to Avoid Future Trade Disruptions

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and over 100 organizations representing manufacturers, farmers and agribusinesses, wholesalers, retailers, importers, exporters, distributors, transportation and logistics providers and other … Read More »

Soy Growers Express Support for Waterways Funding

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and other agricultural groups this week sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees to express … Read More »

ASA Submits Comments to the U.S. International Trade Commission on TPP benefits for Soy

Recently, the American Soybean Association (ASA), along with U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) submitted comments to the International Trade Commission on the impact of the … Read More »

Peterson Report Points to Explicit Benefits of TPP, Risks of Delay in its Approval

The American Soybean Association (ASA) released a statement in response to a report issued yesterday by the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) on the impacts … Read More »

Potential Merger of Rail Companies Raises Concerns

In late 2015, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) made an offer to merge with Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS).  While that offer was officially rejected by the … Read More »