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Can Crumbling Infrastructure be Solved by Regulatory Reform and a Streamlined Process?

The latest report card for our nation’s infrastructure shows a significant need for improvement, so much so, that if graded like America’s youth, it would be a prime target for summer school.

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State Legislatures Magazine: Drivers Can Make Road Safety a Reality

The news arrived like a roadside alert on a flashing LED sign. Traffic deaths spiked by 7.2 percent from 2014 to 2015, and many lawmakers took notice.

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Uncertain of a Future Trump Card, States Explore Gas Taxes to Fund Transportation Needs

State transportation funding policy mainly coasted in neutral last year, but the Trump administration has refueled the perennial conversation on infrastructure and transportation spending, albeit with uncertainty.

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State Legislatures Magazine: Public-private Partnerships Could Take a Toll

Are the states ready for public-private partnerships?

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Regulating Drones Near State Capitols

 A handful of states regulate the operation of drones near state capitol buildings.

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Trump Signs Executive Order on Infrastructure

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aimed at expediting reviews and approvals of high priority infrastructure projects.

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Don’t Be Too Quick to Leave the FAST Act Behind

With the 115th Congress having gaveled into session last week and the 45th president set to take the oath of office later this month, one issue that many are focusing on is additional funding for surface transportation infrastructure.

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California Demands Uber Get Permit for Self-Driving Cars

In the latest development in the brave new world of government regulation of self-driving cars, California and Uber are at legal loggerheads about the ride-sharing company's use of a small number of self-driving cars (with a backup driver behind the wheel) to pick up passengers in the Bay Area.

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Who Should Regulate Autonomous Vehicles - And How?

Regulating autonomous vehicles on the nation's roadways isn't as easy as programming them to know that red means stop and green means go.

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Who Should Regulate Drones?

A diverse panel of federal, state and industry experts gathered in a session of the NCSL Capitol Forum on Thursday to discuss and debate what the proper role for states and the federal government is with regards to regulation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS/drones).

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