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  • Boehner: Use pension trick to save highway fund Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 10:34 AM ET
    Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio

    House Speaker John Boehner said he welcomes a "pension smoothing" idea for raising highway funds and hopes to pass a bill within two weeks.

  • Privatize our roads?  Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 2:52 PM ET

    Walter Block, Ph.D. economics professor at Loyola University, makes the case for private roads in the U.S.

  • World Cup overpass project collapses in Brazil Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 4:57 PM ET
    File Photo - Fans of the Brazilian football team buy food on the street from a mobile catering van after watching Brazil play Cameroon on June 23, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

    An overpass in Brazil that was part of the World Cup infrastructure plan has collapsed onto vehicles below.

  • US airports' billion $ problem  Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 2:15 PM ET

    Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association president, discusses how airport congestion and infrastructure issues are discouraging overseas travelers from coming to the Unites States.

  • Obama administration: Highway funds are drying up Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 4:52 PM ET
    Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation

    The Obama administration warned states that federal highway funds will be mostly gone in August, limiting the money for road and bridge projects.

  • Here's Amazon's biggest problem Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    Amazon delivery via Prime Air drone

    Here is the one big roadblock to Amazon's success, says Jake Novak.

  • 5 critical steps for Ukrainian energy independence Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 4:36 PM ET
    Ukrainian soldiers guard a roadblock along the highway on April 30, 2014 near Slavyansk, Ukraine.

    It is possible for Ukraine to free itself from dependence on Russian natural gas, according to Oilprice.com.

  • Raise the gas tax or steal from our kids: Corker Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 8:53 AM ET
    Sen. Bob Corker

    The best way to keep government transportation coffers full without hurting future generations is to increase the gas tax, Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.

  • Asia's role in Mexico's infrastructure financing  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:48 PM ET

    Gerardo Salazar, CEO of Banco Interacciones, explains how the lender is facilitating Asian investment into Mexican infrastructure.

  • Tapping into Bangladesh's infrastructure needs  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    Salman Karim, Managing Director at Orion Group, describes opportunities that he sees in Bangladesh as the country aims to improve its infrastructure.

  • Sen. Murphy proposes gas tax hike  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    To help fund transportation programs, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) makes the case for raising the gas tax.

  • Gas tax hike?  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 4:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on an infrastructure plan that may cause more pain at the pump.

  • Gas tax impasse hampers summer road repair Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 3:43 PM ET
    Members of the Boston Public Works Department fill potholes.

    The political debate over whether to raise taxes on gasoline is creating headaches for much-needed road repairs during the critical summer months.

  • Africa is hot, but will investments pay off? Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:11 PM ET
    Sacks of grain on display at Dawanau grain market, the largest grain market in west Africa, on the outskirts of the northern Nigerian city of Kano

    More global companies are interested in targeting investments in sub-Saharan Africa, but it isn't clear that high hopes for the region will pan out.

  • McConnell: GOP open to tax holiday proposal Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell

    Senator Mitch McConnell said Republicans were open to using a tax holiday for multinational companies to pay for highway construction.

  • Solutions for highway funding  Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 2:10 PM ET

    U.S. Senators Harry Reid and Rand Paul are pushing for a one time tax repatriation holiday to pay for the Highway Trust Fund. CNBC contributors James Pethokoukis and Jared Bernstein, share their opinions.

  • Repatriating profits for roads?  Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    A new proposal in Congress could potentially give a tax break to corporations to bring overseas profits back home, while also raising money to fix roads. CNBC's John Harwood has the details.

  • Top China train maker sees weak Hong Kong debut  Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    Dickie Wong, Executive Director at Kingston Securities, explains why shares of China's second biggest trainmaker by sales saw a negative open at its Hong Kong market debut.

  • Tracking water trends with American Water CEO  Monday, 19 May 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Susan Story discusses her vision for the nation's largest publicly traded water utility and the impact of California's drought.

  • How world leaders can spur growth: Rio Tinto CEO Friday, 16 May 2014 | 11:11 AM ET
    Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, West Virginia

    As a global business, Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh AO offers this advice to world leaders for how to spur growth.