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Leaders Say Riverport Upgrades Could Mean Economic Growth for Paducah, Mccracken County

PADUCAH – Two grants, one riverport, and endless possibilities: The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority is currently upgrading the riverport in Paducah. City leaders say it could put Paducah on the map as a landing site for a major employer, which could mean more jobs. Crews are working on reinforcing concrete at […]

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Take the Pledge

Today is the official end of National Work Zone Awareness week which kicked off on Monday. According to the US DOT, there were approximately 3,100 work zone crashes in 2018. Distracted driving was and is a major contributor to work zone crashes. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that […]

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Ranking Member Graves Statement From Hearing on Airport Investment

PRESS RELEASE |  For Immediate Release: March 26, 2019 Contact: Justin Harclerode or Suzanne Youngblood (202) 225-9446 Washington, D.C. – Opening remarks, as prepared, of Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) from today’s hearing entitled, “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investment in our Nation’s Airports […]

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Toyota Throwback

Toyota Throwback In light of Toyota’s big announcement this week – KBT would like to share a little Toyota Throwback from our very own archives. Solving Road Fund Problem Enhances Toyota Opportunity | Winter 1986  Toyota’s decision to locate it’s $800 million automobile assembly plant in Kentucky points up the […]

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Chair Defazio Statement From Hearing on “Aligning Federal Surface Transportation Policy to Meet 21st Century Needs”

Washington, D.C. — The following are opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, from Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) during today’s hearing titled: “Aligning Federal Surface Transportation Policy to Meet 21st Century Needs.” Thank you, Chair Norton and Ranking Member Davis, for holding this hearing. […]

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Hearing Focuses on Importance of Developing Technologies to America’s Future Aviation System

For Immediate Release: March 12, 2019Contact: Justin Harclerode or Suzanne Youngblood (202) 225-9446 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Subcommittee on Aviation explored what the Nation’s aviation system and infrastructure may look like 30 years into the future.  Witnesses representing NASA, aviation and technology companies, and pilots highlighted the need for the United States to […]

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Spring Forward

Spring Forward This Sunday at 2 am we will Spring Forward. “We’ll set our clocks forward one hour, and the change will push sunsets later into the evening hours and sunrises later into the morning hours. The cost is that “springing forward” will temporarily disrupt the sleep of millions of Americans.” via Vox. […]

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