Infrastructure is a critical component of state and government legislature and lobbying.
Infrastructure is a critical component of society that governments continually look to address. From roads and bridges to energy and water systems, infrastructure is essential for the functioning of our society. Learn more about the impact of infrastructure funding and legislation on the country.
Photo credit: iStock.com/Michael Derrer Fuchs State legislatures are working to increase rail safety by improving current regulations and creating new policies to promote safer railroad practices. Such initiatives coincide with federal legislation introduced after hazardous [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Mohamad Faizal Bin Ramli The Gulf Coast has experienced increasingly frequent and costly weather events. Coastal states have endured rough hurricane seasons in 2020, 2021, and 2022 with Hurricanes like Delta, Laura, Zeta, [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/syahrir maulana Flood events totaled over $3 billion in damages in 2021. That same year, flooding caused 146 deaths, the second-highest flood-related deaths since 1995. In response, several states have introduced legislation to [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/PinkBadger In June 2022, DMGS discussed the progression of state broadband infrastructure projects stemming from President Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Education, health care, and workplaces increasingly rely on Internet connectivity, [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/luchschen The country has seen one of its hottest summers in recent years. The summer was marked by record hot temperatures and a lack of rainfall in many parts of the country. Many [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Darren415 On August 7, 2022, the U.S. Senate passed a landmark tax, climate, and healthcare bill, setting up the legislation for House approval and President Joe Biden’s signature. After over a year of negotiations, [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/PinkBadger Broadband infrastructure has become increasingly essential as businesses and consumers rely more on the Internet and newer technology. Broadband infrastructure focuses on creating technologies to provide high speed internet and other telecommunication [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/JillianCain Did you know flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States? Since the start of the 21st century, flood-related disasters have caused more than $850 billion in [...]