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Environmental Issues Covered Under Unified Agenda

Environmental issues including clean energy, pesticides and permitting for infrastructure projects are included in the Fall 2018 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions released last week.

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Transportation Actions in Fall Unified Agenda

Earlier this month, the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs released the Fall 2018 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions.

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A Tolling Revolution? Or Just a Loose Change?

As the perennial conversation around transportation funding and financing continues at both the state and federal level, tolling has become front of mind for many stakeholders.

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How Will Transportation Measures Fare at the Polls?

One of the perennial policy topics affected by ballot measures is transportation, specifically transportation funding. Last year 82 percent of the more than 200 state and local transportation measures were passed across the country.

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Congress Passes 5-Year FAA Reauthorization Act

Congress passed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018 (HR 302) on Oct. 3.

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How Do You Make Your State's Roads Safer? A CDC Tool Can Help With That

To better understand how different traffic safety policies and enforcement techniques can impact traffic safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention developed the MV PICCS (Motor Vehicle Prioritizing Interventions and Cost Calculators for States).

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States Continue to Take the Wheel on Transportation Funding

Legislatures in more than half of the states have considered more than 100 bills to increase transportation funding, either by increasing motor fuels taxes or other mechanisms, in hopes of providing additional resources for maintaining, operating and upgrading transportation networks, not to mention enabling any new financing options that may come to fruition.

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

There were 3,157 fatal crashes on American roadways in 2016 that involved distraction (9 percent of all fatal crashes) according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Infrastructure: A Key Focus For States in 2018

To assist states in researching and assessing infrastructure policy options, NCSL has created Infrastructure Resources 2018, which includes existing NCSL resources covering transportation, energy, environment and military infrastructure.

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What's In the Omnibus Bill for Transportation and Energy

NCSL Natural Resource and Infrastructure Committee staff compiled summaries covering transportation, energy and health and human services in the 2018 Omnibus bill. Other federal departments will be covered in a subsequent post.

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This blog offers updates on the National Conference of State Legislatures' research and training, the latest on federalism and the state legislative institution, and posts about state legislators and legislative staff. The blog is edited by NCSL staff and written primarily by NCSL's experts on public policy and the state legislative institution.