Tag: Congress

Trump Infrastructure Bill Could Impact Midwest, Soo Locks

  By Mark Ruge and Laurie Purpuro, K&L Gates President Donald J. Trump enters office with a series of sweeping proposals.  But few could have more impact across the Midwest than his plans for a massive transportation infrastructure bill. Congressional leaders now say that…

Alliance Speaker Series Program to Focus on the Soo Locks

The need for a new Soo Lock and the future of the region’s maritime industry will be the subject of the next installment of the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance Speaker Series, coming up October 21 at the Great Lakes Maritime Academy at Northwestern Michigan…

Federal Highway Trust Fund Deadline Looms

Federal authorization for surface transportation programs will expire on May 31, unless Congress acts.  If Congress does not act, the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), which the federal government uses to funnel most transportation money to the states will become insolvent. Congress will almost certainly…

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