February 7, 2019 | Blog

Op-ed: With a Democratic majority in the House, infrastructure must remain key priority

Earlier today, The Hill published an op-ed by former Congressman Charlie Melancon of Louisiana calling on Congress to develop a comprehensive infrastructure plan in 2019. Rep. Melancon argues that in a time when partisan politics are seemingly at a record high – Democrats and Republicans can come together on at least one thing: infrastructure. He […]

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February 4, 2019 | Press Releases

Statement: Mountain Valley Pipeline Arson

Yesterday, authorities in Pittsylvania County, Virginia said that a Saturday night fire at a Mountain Valley Pipeline construction site was intentionally set and is being investigated as arson. In a statement, the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office said that a large piece of earthmoving equipment located at the worksite sustained $500,000 in damage. This fire was set just […]

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January 24, 2019 | Blog

White House focusing on strengthening US energy industry

A number of media outlets have recently reported the Trump administration is focusing efforts on strengthening the US energy industry and investment in critical energy infrastructure. In addition to being a key advancement for economic growth, Politico reports these efforts also aim to portray strength to Russia, as US states in the northeast have previously […]

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January 22, 2019 | Blog

Democrats can lead the way on infrastructure development in 2019

An op-ed penned by Former US Rep. Harold Ford Jr. was recently featured in the Memphis Commercial Appeal, contending it is now up to Democrats in leadership to “put forward an agenda that will deliver on what’s been absent in Washington recently – results – and set the party up to succeed in 2020.” With […]

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January 17, 2019 | Blog

Louisiana Governor: Pipelines Safest Way to Transport Oil

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards reaffirmed his support Wednesday for the Bayou Bridge Pipeline and the coastal refineries the soon-to-be-completed pipeline will support. “What I will reaffirm is my commitment to make sure that all of the refineries situated in south Louisiana, along the river will continue to be able to get their supply of […]

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