Transportation and Infrastructure

Transportation and Infrastructure News

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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February 12, 2018

NCGA Applauds Trump for Prioritizing Infrastructure, Details Concerns Over Waterways Plans

The National Corn Growers Association thanked President Trump following the announcement...

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October 26, 2016

Eroding River Infrastructure, a Major Concern for Corn Farmers

New research by the University of Tennessee quantifies what many in agriculture have known for...

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October 11, 2016

NCGA and USGC Sponsor Agri-Pulse Series Examining Importance of Infrastructure in Agriculture

Solid infrastructure is the backbone of American agriculture and especially critical to the...

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