Infrastructure

2.18.2017

Delaney Authors Legislation to Improve Metro

Congressman John K. Delaney introduced legislation this week to reform Metro’s governance and increase federal support for WMATA. Congressman Delaney’s WMATA Improvement Act provides an additional $75 million per year in federal funding if necessary changes are made to the way WMATA is run. Delaney’s bill requires that all members of Metro’s Board of Directors […]
10.14.2016

Delaney Campaigns at Shady Grove Metro

On Thursday, I had the pleasure of campaigning at the Shady Grove Metro station, one of the main commuting hubs for Marylanders living in the Sixth District and one of the busiest stations in the system. There’s no substitute for grassroots face-to-face conversations with voters and it was a great morning speaking with commuters and […]
2.20.2016

58,000

58,000. That’s how many bridges nationwide are in need of repair according to a new report released by the American Road and Transportation Builders. The report notes that 58,495 bridges across the country are structurally deficient including 5,313 here in Maryland. This study reinforces the analysis done by the American Society of Civil Engineers, which […]
10.17.2015

Delaney Calls for Increased Funding in Highway Bill

This week, Congressman John K. Delaney urged the Chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee to meaningfully increase federal investment in roads, bridges and transit. Coverage from The Hill: Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) is pushing for a “meaningful increase” in federal highway spending as the House gets ready to mark up a long-term transportation […]
7.16.2015

New York Times: Delaney Infrastructure Plan “Closest Thing to Consensus on Infrastructure Funding”

Recent coverage in the New York Times has highlighted Congressman John K. Delaney’s work to build bipartisan support for using international tax reform to rebuild America’s infrastructure. July 16th reporting on the latest efforts to fix the Highway Trust Fund included the following: “In the last two years, an idea that began as an outlandish […]
5.17.2015

Delaney Holds Infrastructure Roundtables in Frederick & Hagerstown

This May Congressman John K. Delaney held infrastructure roundtables in Frederick and Hagerstown. Delaney met with local residents and business leaders to hear about local infrastructure needs and to discuss his Infrastructure 2.0 Act. Absent Congressional action, the Highway Trust Fund, the nation’s primary source for federal transportation projects, will expire at the end of […]
12.19.2014

Committee: Delaney Transportation Plan Fiscally Sound

Frederick News-Post coverage of John Delaney’s Infrastructure and Global Tax Competitiveness Act: Committee: Delaney transportation fund plan fiscally sound U.S. Rep. John Delaney’s bill to help fund infrastructure projects moves forward with a stamp of approval from the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and backing from some elected officials in Frederick County. The bipartisan […]
11.16.2014

The Low-Hanging Fruit on Bipartisanship

In an op-ed published in The Hill, Congressman John Delaney argues that Congress and the President should work together to create jobs and make the economy more competitive. Delaney points out that there is a deep well of bipartisan support for using international tax reform measures to create a new method of financing infrastructure investment. […]
10.26.2014

Washington Post Endorses John Delaney

The Washington Post has endorsed John Delaney for Congress in Maryland’s Sixth Congressional District. Click here to read their endorsement online. Evaluating the Sixth District contest, the Washington Post writes: “Democratic Rep. John Delaney faces a well-funded GOP opponent. Dan Bongino is a former Secret Service agent turned security consultant and guest host on right-wing […]
10.24.2014

Hagerstown Herald-Mail: Our choice in 6th District is Delaney

The Hagerstown Herald-Mail has endorsed John Delaney for Congress. They write: It had been some time — two decades, in fact — since Western Maryland’s 6th Congressional District was the beneficiary of energetic representation in Congress. That changed two years ago with the election of John Delaney, an aggressive proponent of smart, problem-solving government. We […]