Transportation and Infrastructure
Investing in transportation is a critical part of keeping the Minnesota economy competitive and keeping Minnesotans safe. As a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, I look forward to working with our communities to address the pressing needs of the Second District, whether that’s investing in highways, roads and bridges or expanding access to broadband.
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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Angie Craig released a letter to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Acting Director Rob Fairweather requesting full funding of the Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Act of 2020 (STORM Act) which was signed into law by President Trump on January 1, 2021. This bipartisan disaster mitigation bill aims to help communities across the country prepare for and rebuild from extreme weather events.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump signed into law a bipartisan disaster mitigation bill introduced by U.S. Representatives Angie Craig (D-MN) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) to help communities across the country prepare for and rebuild from extreme weather events.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan disaster mitigation bill introduced by U.S. Representatives Angie Craig (D-MN) and Rodney Davis (R-IL) to help communities across the country prepare for and rebuild from extreme weather events.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Angie Craig supported the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA 2020) conference report, which passed the House of Representatives with overwhelming bipartisan support. This key legislation contains Craig’s priorities with funding and language to strengthen Minnesota’s locks and dams, improve inland waterways, invest in flood damage reduction and update water infrastructure.
This week, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig joined Reps. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Jason Smith (R-MO) and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) on a bipartisan, bicameral call for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to include construction funding for the Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP) in the Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan.
Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig announced $2.8 million in grants will go to improve and modernize the Burnsville Bus Garage. The Burnsville Bus Garage is part of the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, which provides public transportation services in Dakota and Scott counties. Rep. Craig has previously toured this site and wrote to the Federal Transit Administration in March in support of this funding.
Today, Rep. Angie Craig, a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, passed H.R.7575, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020 out of Committee with overwhelming bipartisan support.
“Farmers, families and communities across my district depend on the Mississippi River for their economic livelihoods,” said Rep. Angie Craig. “I am proud WRDA 2020 includes essential funding that communities and businesses rely on to export their goods, drive economic growth and effectively respond to floods.”
Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and a cosponsor of the Moving Forward Act, helped pass investments in crumbling roads and bridges, broadband, workforce and community resilience out of the House with bipartisan support. The bill now moves to the Senate for consideration.
Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, provided an update on the INVEST in America Act, as the Committee considered the critical surface transportation reauthorization bill this week and advanced it to the House floor for further consideration.
You can watch the full press conference here.
Today, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced key Second District transportation priorities included in the newly released Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST) Act.