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Next Administration’s Interest in Infrastructure Bank Encouraging, Bipartisan Solution Ready

Steve Mnuchin, a member of the next Administration’s executive committee and transition team told reporters Thursday that they are “looking at the creation of an infrastructure bank to fund infrastructure investments.”

Cardin, Mikulski, Delaney Announce $2.8 Million In Federal Grants And Loans To Improve Water...

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski, together with U.S. Representative John Delaney (all D-Md.), today announced that the Town of Westernport has been awarded $2.2 million in federal grants and $600,000 in federal loans to install a new water system and water tank. The new tank will improve service for more than 1,144 households and 45 businesses in Allegany County

Delaney, Hanna Urge House Majority Leader to Bring Infrastructure and Tax Reform Package to...

Congressman John K. Delaney (D-MD-6) and Congressman Richard Hanna (R-NY-22) have written to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging him to support a bipartisan deal that combines international tax reform and infrastructure investment. In January, Delaney and Hanna introduced the Infrastructure 2.0 Act (H.R. 625), which uses revenues from international tax reform to fund a six-year highway bill at increased levels. A framework originally proposed in Rep. Delaney’s Partnership to

Cardin, Mikulski, Delaney Announce Nearly $1.3 Million In Federal Funds To Grow Critical Water...

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski together with Congressman John Delaney (all D-Md.) today announced that the Board of County Commissioners of Garrett County has been awarded nearly $1.3 million in federal grant funding to upgrade critical wastewater infrastructure serving businesses in Western Maryland and support continued job growth in the region. This federal funding is made available through the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant program

MIKULSKI, CARDIN, DELANEY ANNOUNCE NEARLY $1.3 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS TO GROW CRITICAL WATER...

U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin together with Congressman John Delaney (all D-Md.) today announced that the Board of County Commissioners of Garrett County has been awarded nearly $1.3 million in federal grant funding to upgrade critical wastewater infrastructure serving businesses in Western Maryland and support continued job growth in the region. This federal funding is made available through the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant program. EDA is funded through the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies (CJS) Appropriations Subcommittee, of which Senator Mikulski is the Vice Chairwoman.

Legislative Crisis Shows That Repatriation is the Long-Term Infrastructure Funding Solution We Need

Tuesday, it was reported that the House will likely consider a three-month extension to the Highway Trust Fund on Wednesday, a short-term patch following two weeks of heated debate in the Senate. Absent Congressional action, the Highway Trust Fund, the nation’s primary source of federal transportation funding, will lose authority on July 31 endangering projects nationwide. Congress has implemented short-term patches to the Highway Trust Fund 34 times since 2005

Delaney Publishes Op-Ed On Infrastructure 2.0 Act, Outlines Best Framework for Tax Reform &...

Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has published an op-ed in The Hill on his bipartisan legislation, The Infrastructure 2.0 Act. The op-ed outlines the approach needed to combine international corporate tax reform and infrastructure investment and lays out the differences between deemed repatriation and a tax holiday.

ICYMI: New York Times on Delaney’s Leadership Role on Infrastructure Funding

On Thursday, July 16, the New York Times published an article on the future of infrastructure investment in Congress, citing Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) as a source of consensus on infrastructure funding.

Poll Shows Strong Public Support for Using International Tax Reform to Rebuild Infrastructure

According to a new poll conducted for Morning Consult 64% of registered voters think using overseas profits to build and maintain the nation’s highways is a good idea, including 70% of Democrats, 62% of Independents and 60% of Republicans. Since 2013 Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has advocated for using repatriated revenues for new infrastructure projects, an innovative bipartisan solution that has secured support from both parties. Delaney’s Infrastructure 2.0 Act establishes an 8.75% tax on overseas profits, allowing that money to return back to our economy and providing revenues to fund a six year highway bill and create a new American Infrastructure Fund.

Bera, Foxx call for long-term infrastructure bill, discuss transportation projects in Sacramento County

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. welcomed U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to Sacramento County today to highlight the need for a new infrastructure funding bill. Federal transportation funding is set to expire at the end of this month, and if Congress doesn’t act soon, Americans’ safety, and thousands of jobs across the country will be at risk

MIKULSKI ANNOUNCES $6.8 MILLION IN FUNDS FOR EASTERN SHORE CLEAN WATER AND SEWER PROJECTS

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today continued her statewide jobs tour, visiting Maryland’s Eastern Shore to announce more than $6.8 million in grants and loans for crucial water and sewer infrastructure projects in rural communities awarded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USARD). Mikulski made the announcement at the Talbot County Community Center

Cardin, Mikulski Announce Federal Grants for Water Infrastructure Projects in Queen Anne’s and Talbot...

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (both D-Md.) have announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDARD) has awarded a total of $4.739 million in grants and loans to Queen Anne’s and Talbot Counties for water and waste-disposal projects and pre-development planning purposes

Delaney Joins Cumberland Officials for Trails Walk, Celebrates Trails Day

On Friday, Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) joined local leaders and officials in Cumberland, Maryland, for a walk of the Greater Allegheny Passage (GAP) trail and to visit the site of a local trail infrastructure project. Saturday, June 6, is National Trails Day, celebrating and promoting the importance of public trails in the United States.

Cardin, Mikulski Announce Federal Grants For Water Infrastructure Projects In Worcester And Dorchester Counties

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (both D-Md.) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDARD) has awarded a total of $4.334 million in grants and loans to Worcester and Dorchester Counties for water and waste disposal projects and pre-development planning purposes.

Delaney: America Needs a Long-Term, Pro-Growth Highway Bill

Today, the House passed legislation to extend the Highway Trust Fund’s spending authority through July 31. The Highway Trust Fund is the nation’s primary tool for federal transportation projects

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Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $1 Million for Affordable Housing

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, Congressmen Elijah Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes (All D-Md.) have announced more than $1 million in affordable housing grants for Baltimore City and the region, including: $322,500 for the Neighborhood Housing Services