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Transportation and Infrastructure News

March 29, 2022

EP. 31 - Smooth Sailing on River Transportation Infrastructure, with Jim Tarmann and Tracy Zea

Jon celebrates a big win in Congress with the leaders of the Illinois Corn Growers and the...

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March 15, 2022

Illinois’ Tarmann Recognized for Advocacy to Update Vital Locks and Dams on Upper Mississippi River System

The National Corn Growers Association recently recognized Illinois Corn’s Managing Director Jim...

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January 25, 2022

With Reauthorization of the Farm Bill on the Horizon, Grower Leaders are Positioned to be Valuable Resource

As Washington prepares to debate the reauthorization of the farm bill in 2023, one group of...

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January 19, 2022

Historic Investment to Repair Nation’s River Infrastructure

Appropriations from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which passed in 2021 with...

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November 6, 2021

NCGA Praises Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation Important to Farmers, Rural Communities

The House of Representatives voted 228 to 206 Friday night to approve the bipartisan...

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October 22, 2021

NCGA, Other Ag Groups, Comment on Disruptive Factors Facing U.S. Supply Chain

The National Corn Growers Association joined 51 other agricultural groups in submitting comments...

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August 10, 2021

NCGA: Passage of Senate Infrastructure Bill a Positive Development that Would Benefit Farmers

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) applauds the U.S. Senate for today’s passage of the...

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July 30, 2021

NCGA: Passage of Bill to Fund Improvements on the Upper Mississippi River System Will Help Farmers

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill this week that would allocate millions of...

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May 14, 2021

Focus on Infrastructure: Rural Broadband

The American Jobs Plan, the Biden Administration’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, includes...

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May 13, 2021

Focus on Infrastructure: Inland Waterways and Ports

The American Jobs Plan, the Biden Administration’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, includes...

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May 10, 2021

Focus on Infrastructure: Roads and Bridges

The American Jobs Plan, the Biden Administration’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, includes...

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April 13, 2021

Focus on Infrastructure: Rural Broadband

The American Jobs Plan, the Biden Administration’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, includes...

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March 31, 2021

President Biden Outlines Infrastructure Proposal

President Biden today unveiled his American Jobs Plan, a $2 trillion infrastructure proposal...

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February 9, 2021

Navigating the Needs of the Nation’s Inland Waterways System

This past summer and through the fall, many of the locks on the Illinois River underwent major...

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January 6, 2021

Risk Management and Transportation Action Team Focusing in 2021 on Infrastructure Improvements and Strong Risk Management Tools

NCGA’s Risk Management and Transportation Action Team (RMTAT) oversees much of NCGA’s public...

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November 20, 2020

Illinois Waterway System Reopens to Traffic

A major rehabilitation project on the Illinois River has been completed, allowing for the 12...

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October 14, 2020

Inland Waterways Vital to America’s Corn Farmers

The inland waterways system is essential to getting U.S. corn to export, with more than 60...

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September 17, 2019

Corn Growers Learn about Mississippi River Initiatives

  National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) staff, state staff and grower leaders had the...

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August 14, 2019

#ICYMI: Waterways Council Launches Educational Video Series

The Waterways Council, Inc. recently produced a series of videos, aimed at educating various...

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April 10, 2019

NCGA Testifies on Importance of Inland Waterways

NCGA First Vice President Kevin Ross testified before the U.S. House Transportation Committee’s...

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