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Obama On Infrastructure: ‘A Robot Can’t Build A Road’

September 15, 2013 - in Transportation

Making the case for new infrastructure developments, President Barack Obama on Sunday said that new developments in technology couldn't account fully for the vast need for improvements in the country's roads and bridges. One area that Washington could spur…

President Obama Talks About Infrastructure Investment

July 29, 2013 - in Construction, Financial, Projects

In Jacksonville on Friday, President Obama continued making the case for his vision for economic growth through infrastructure investment. In his remarks,…

City and County Leaders React to Obama Climate Announcement

June 25, 2013 - in Environment, Projects

In advance of President Obama’s historic speech and after reviewing the President's embargoed Climate Action Plan, leading local elected officials are…

Obama Readying Limits on Emissions from Existing Power Plants

June 20, 2013 - in Energy

President Barack Obama is preparing regulations limiting carbon-dioxide emissions from existing power plants, senior officials said Wednesday. The move would be the most consequential climate policy step he could take and one sure to provoke legal challenges…

Obama’s Federal Budget Plan Focuses on Fixing Infrastructure

February 20, 2013 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

Having emerged from the worst recession in generations, we must do what we can to broaden the recovery and spur job creation across the country. We also must look to the future and prepare to create the jobs and industries of tomorrow in an increasingly competitive…

Obama's Federal Budget Plan Focuses on Fixing Infrastructure

February 20, 2013 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

Having emerged from the worst recession in generations, we must do what we can to broaden the recovery and spur job creation across the country. We also must look to the future and prepare to create the jobs and industries of tomorrow in an increasingly competitive…

Obama Warns of Cyberattack Threat to Infrastructure

July 22, 2012 - in Emergency

Barack Obama warned that the US is facing serious cyber threats possibly targeting infrastructure across the country. In an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal, the US President called on legislators to take measures to protect systems in control of…

Obama’s Transportation Secretary Hails Chinese Infrastructure

July 7, 2012 - in Transportation

Echoing the laments of pundits like Thomas Friedman of the New York Times, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood argued Saturday that China outpaces the United States in building major transportation infrastructure like high-speed rail because of its authoritarian…

Obama's Transportation Secretary Hails Chinese Infrastructure

July 7, 2012 - in Transportation

Echoing the laments of pundits like Thomas Friedman of the New York Times, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood argued Saturday that China outpaces the United States in building major transportation infrastructure like high-speed rail because of its authoritarian…