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SC Public Policy Update - March 2016 #3

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

What's New - SENATE - The Senate spent the week on the floor working on a compromise to S .997, a bill by Senator Lee Bright (R-Spartanburg) that would track refugees that are located in South Carolina. Senators...more

FAST Act Nationally Significant Freight Program to Direct Billions to Priority Corridors

by K&L Gates LLP on

Earlier this month, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx distributed a letter and fact sheet to transportation stakeholders regarding the newly established Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects (NSFHP)...more

PortMiami espera continuar con el éxito de las P3

by Bilzin Sumberg on

Una nueva colaboración público-privada (“P3” o “PPP”) llega a PortMiami. Royal Caribbean Cruises, LTD (“RCCL”) busca diseñar, construir, financiar, operar y mantener una nueva terminal para cruceros en el área noreste del...more

Transportation Projects Get A Lot Of Deference in Demonstrating Compliance With Air Quality Standards

In a decision late last month, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals made clear just how much deference agencies can get under the Supreme Court decisions in Chevron and Auer. The question in NRDC v. USDOT was whether, in...more

Secretary Foxx Holds Virtual National Town Hall, Addresses Transportation Policy

by Nossaman LLP on

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx chaired a “virtual” town hall meeting, entitled “Moving from Uncertainty to Long-Term Transportation Investment,” on August 6, 2014. The town hall was open to the general public, as...more

Infrastructure Alert - March 26, 2013

by Cozen O'Connor on

This Friday, President Obama will visit the Port of Miami. On July 19, 2012, President Obama put the Port of Miami on his “We Can’t Wait” list of expedited infrastructure projects to instruct the Army Corps of Engineers to...more

Infrastructure Alert - February 13, 2013

by Cozen O'Connor on

President Obama called for increased infrastructure and transportation spending in last night’s State of the Union address, stressing the need to fix failing infrastructure first and utilizing public-private partnerships...more

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