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Large parts of the country have been dealing with severe winter weather this year, including heavy snow and ice. The harsh weather has produced an unexpected headache for many drivers in the form of potholes. NBC's Tom Costello reports.
President Obama wants to end some tax breaks to provide a $150 billion cash infusion to help fund the four-year project, the White House said.
WASHINGTON _ Commerce Department releases new home sales for January, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON _ House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee hearing on passenger and freight rail safety. MADRID _ Energy company Repsol presents fourth-quarter financial results.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx urged Congress on Thursday to show "a little political courage" and come up with long-term solution to pay for roads. "Congress is going to have to show a little political courage to face this problem," Foxx said.
WASHINGTON, Feb 12- U.S. business and labor leaders urged Congress on Wednesday to raise the federal gasoline tax to prevent a fund that pays for road and bridge projects from running out of money as early as September.
When looking for an investor, Steve Albert and Larry Blackwell of The Brewer's Cow say they need an investor to take their product from point a to point b.
President Obama says he is eager to work with Congress but will take executive actions with his own pen. Obama also urges Congress to act to raise the minimum wage. CNBC's John Harwood reports.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports how winter weather is impacting infrastructure and the asphalt business.
SYDNEY, Feb 12- Australia's competition regulator said on Wednesday it was inviting feedback on whether Transurban Group, the country's biggest toll road operator, should be allowed to buy about A $5 billion of roads from the Queensland state government.
Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech about improving America's infrastructure, where he also addressed the problems with airports. Stevens Institute of Technology's Alex Washburn, provides perspective.
Former UBS Americas CEO and current CEO of 32 Advisors Robert Wolf provides insight into President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, and discusses current market conditions. "We should pass an infrastructure bill," he says.
Doug Peterson, president at McGraw Hill Financial, explains that governments are facing a massive gap in infrastructure projects with institutional investors likely to make up the shortfall.
Vishnu Varathan, senior economist at Mizuho Bank, discusses Chinese growth and says the government still has "enough leeway" to launch infrastructure projects on a "selective" basis.
If another big quake hits California, like the 6.7 quake that struck 20 years ago today, the state may not be ready.
NEW DELHI, Jan 9- India will soon invite foreign businesses to help expand its once-mighty but now outdated railways, government sources said, in a move that would mark the opening up of one of the country's last great state-controlled industries.
The energy industry plans to invest more money into America's natural gas infrastructure over the next 12 years—a lot more.
LONDON, Dec 23- The Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad has received substantial imports of Iraqi crude oil from an Egyptian port in the last nine months, shipping and payments documents show, part of an under-the-radar trade that has kept his military running despite Western sanctions.
CALGARY, Alberta, Dec 16- Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP filed an application with Canadian regulators on Monday to nearly treble the capacity of its Trans Mountain crude oil pipeline to 890,000 barrels per day.
WASHINGTON, Dec 15- The Republican co-author of a rare bipartisan budget deal in Congress defended the agreement from opposition in his own party on Sunday as an asset that could help Republicans capture the Senate next year and the White House in 2016..
CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 25- A northbound Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd train derailed near Windermere, British Columbia, on Monday morning, sending 16 cars loaded with coal off the tracks, a spokesman for the rail company said. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada, which previously said 19 cars had derailed, has sent an investigator to the scene.