USDA Allocates $1.2B for Rural Water Infrastructure Projects
USDA is investing $1.2 billion to help rebuild and improve rural water infrastructure for 936,000 rural Americans living in 46 states. “Access to water is a key driver for economic opportunity and quality of life in rural communities,” Hazlett said. USDA is providing financing for 234 water and environmental infrastructure projects through the Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant program. The funding can be used for drinking water, stormwater drainage and waste disposal systems for rural communities with 10,000 or fewer residents. Full Article
Gov. Ricketts Praises Federal Grant for US 75 from Murray to Plattsmouth
12/07/2018 06:34 AM CST LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that a segment of US Highway 75 (US 75) has been selected to receive a competitive $20 million federal grant to assist in the funding of the project. The grant is being awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation's Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) program. Full Article
2017 & 2018 Chapter Workforce Survey Results
For the last two years, the AGC Nebraska Chapter has conducted a Workforce Recruitment survey.