NARC Analysis: Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015

The Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015 (PRRIA; H.R. 749) was moved by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on February 12 by a unanimous voice vote, and is up as early as today for floor consideration. The bill makes some structural changes to Amtrak’s funding, creating separate accounts for the Northeast Corridor […]

NARC’s Summary of the Bicameral Hearing on Local Impacts of the WOTUS Rule

On February 4th, 2015, Administrator McCarthy of the EPA met with both the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, to discuss the recently proposed Waters of the United States rule. Administrator McCarthy testified that EPA’s connectivity report that was recently released provides the scientific […]

White House Budget and NARC’s Preliminary Budget Analysis

Click HERE for the White House’s Fact Sheet on the budget. Click HERE for NARC’s Preliminary Budget Analysis, UPDATED 2/3/15.  

NARC’s Response to the 2015 State of the Union Address

On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama provided his penultimate State of the Union address to Congress. During the speech, he laid out his vision for the year. Among other things, the President promised to provide two years of free community college, push proposals that cut taxes for middle-income workers, strike down legislation aimed at overturning […]

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