Dexter Regional Airport awarded federal grant for runway rehab

United States Senators Susan Collins (Chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development) and Angus King recently announced that the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) decided to grant $300,000 of federal funds to the Dexter Regional Airport. Dexter Regional Airport is located in Dexter, Maine within Penobscot County. Read More »

Congressman: Gas-tax bill a long-term fix for Highway Trust Fund

U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA), co-sponsor of the Bridge to Sustainable Infrastructure Act, said recently that Congress needs to stop kicking the can down the road and find a long-term solution to the country’s ailing Highway Trust Fund.  “My family was in the construction business, and that gives me a unique perspective. I understand the need for a long-term (funding) solution. This bill forces Congress to act and find a way to pay for it,” Barletta said in a phone interview with TI News Daily. Read More »