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Infrastructure bill expands PABs authorization, helps states more than local governments – Bill in Brief

Qualified private activity bonds (PABs) represent an opportunity to spur private sector investment into state and local government projects. To help… Read More

Infrastructure bill makes a down payment on grid modernization, but larger investment necessary — Bill in Brief

The Department of Energy believes a modernized electricity grid is a critical component to increasing resiliency of essential services and infrastructure. To… Read More

Infrastructure bill provides Amtrak historic investment, but railroad access could derail expansion plans – Bill in Brief

US intercity passenger rail investment has lagged other industrialized countries for decades. To improve the situation, parts of the USD 1trn … Read More

Infrastructure bill extends broadband access to underserved areas – Bill in Brief

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) estimates that more than 14 million Americans are without reliable broadband service. To improve the situation, parts… Read More

Infrastructure bill provides a boost to public transit, but sustainability remains elusive – Bill in Brief

The American Society for Civil Engineers estimates there is a USD 176bn transit investment backlog, a deficit that is expected to grow… Read More

Infrastructure bill delivers new programs for highways, but HTF solution stuck in traffic – Bill in Brief

The American Society for Civil Engineers estimates that 43% of our public roadways are in poor or mediocre condition. To improve the situation, parts… Read More

Infrastructure bill pools funding to get the lead out of drinking water – Bill in Brief

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates there are 6 to 10 million lead service lines in the country. Parts of the USD 1trn … Read More

Infrastructure bill includes funding for ransomware rising threat to state and local governments – Bill in Brief

The ransomware threat to state and local governments is growing. Parts of the USD 1trn Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) take aim… Read More

Infrastructure bill includes new grant program to PROTECT communities from climate risks – Bill in Brief

The increasing frequency of billion-dollar climate disasters has state and local governments under pressure to prepare for the next wave of weather destruction. Parts… Read More

COURT: Purdue amends plan and disclosure statement, provides support for USD 4.275bn Sackler settlement

Purdue Pharma filed amended versions of its plan and disclosure statement today, adding for the first time a detailed evaluation of its USD 4.275bn settlement with… Read More