Vocational center for construction, electric vehicle, aviation technology fields coming to DeKalb County – Yellowhammer News

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) on Wednesday tore into the Biden administration for selectively picking and choosing which laws to enforce based purely on political considerations — a mentality that Alabama’s senior senator emphasized is a direct threat to the rule of law in America.

Shelby’s comments came as opening remarks during the Senate Committee on Appropriations’ hearing focused on domestic violent extremism in the United States. During the hearing, Attorney General Merrick Garland and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified before the committee, of which Shelby is the vice chair.

“The rule of law – the very

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Impact of Biden Infrastructure Plan on the Construction Industry | Williams Mullen

On March 31, 2021, President Biden unveiled his American Jobs Plan (the “Plan”), proposing to spend about one percent of U.S. Gross Domestic Product per year over eight years in infrastructure repairs and enhancements, manufacturing research and development, small business growth and workforce training. The Plan aims to spend about $2 trillion nationwide in the next decade.

The Plan likely will have a significant impact on the construction industry. Although specifics have not been revealed, including allocations to specific states or areas, the Plan includes roughly $1.3 trillion in spending for construction projects across various industries and communities, including $621

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Construction of 30th Street and Colorado Avenue Bicycle and Pedestrian Underpasses Begins March 1

Work to require lane closures over next 18 months  

Beginning March 1 and lasting for approximately 18 months, travelers can anticipate delays at the 30th Street and Colorado Avenue intersection as crews construct two new bicycle and pedestrian underpasses and install additional intersection safety enhancements.

Traffic impacts will vary by phase of work but will generally require traffic on 30th Street and Colorado Avenue to be reduced to one lane of travel in each direction near the intersection with left-turning lanes remaining open. Vehicles are encouraged to seek alternative routes during this time. The Bound and Buff Bus transit routes

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a $2.26 billion investment in transportation and construction.

But proposal faces skepticism in the Utah Senate..

(Leah Hogsten | Tribune file photo) Utah Transit Authority riders board the FrontRunner train in Ogden, Dec. 7, 2020. Utah legislative leaders unveiled a multi-billion transportation spending package which includes millions to improve and increase capacity on the commuter rail system.

Another big piece of Utah’s budget came into focus on Wednesday as lawmakers took the wraps off a $2.26 billion transportation and construction funding package. That includes $1.4 billion in bonds for transit and construction projects.

Leaders in the House think

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