Renewable energy projects – escalating quickly to create huge marketplace

Although somewhat guarded because the Trump administration’s energy policies appear to favor fossil fuels, cities and states remain steadfast in their efforts to lower carbon emissions as they continue to embrace sustainability and renewable energy. Energy experts say that approximately one-half of the growth in the U.S. renewable energy generation since 2000 can be attributed […]

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Senate Provides Infrastructure Funding in New “Minibus” Appropriations Bill

Although there is no compromise in sight on an omnibus spending bill, House members left the Capitol for a month-long August break. However, members of the Senate stayed behind and just passed a “minibus” appropriations package. The package includes allocations to several federal agencies, including billions of dollars in funding for the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).

Senate provides infrastructure funding in new minibus appropriations bill

Although there is no compromise in sight on an omnibus spending bill, House members left the Capitol for a month-long August break. However, members of the Senate stayed behind and just passed a “minibus” appropriations package. The package includes allocations to several federal agencies, including billions of dollars in funding for the U.S. Department of […]

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Asset recycling – a trend that is becoming common

Since the release of President Trump’s infrastructure plan earlier this year, not a lot has happened…at least not much related to funding. And, there are few signs that anything will happen anytime soon. The idea of infusing $200 billion in federal funds to spur trillions in private investment in infrastructure was a hot topic for […]

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Airports are huge components of economic prosperity but they all need upgrading!

Every region wants an airport and the larger the better. Airports stimulate the economic vitality of any area and long-term economic sustainability is difficult without an adequate airport facility.  But, airport ownership has become challenging and that challenge is only going to escalate. Most U.S. airports are at least 40 years old and those that […]

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Cybersecurity funding available for state and local government officials

FacebookTwitterGoogle+Share There’s been so much sensational news in the last few days, it’s very easy to overlook other important news.  That can be dangerous…and here’s a good example of something we should not overlook. Last month, the Trump administration released a report detailing a massive Russian hacking campaign, but rather than election hacking, this target […]

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