- Why Are Congressional Committees Dominated by 'High-Demand' Legislator?--A Comment on Niskanen's View of Bureaucrats and Politicans. Benson, Bruce L. // Southern Economic Journal;Jul81, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p68
In the process of explaining why legislative review takes place in high demand committees we have cleared up an apparent inconsistency in Niskanen's argument. Niskanen maintained that high demand committee review moved bureaucratic production away from the level preferred by the vote maximizing...
- Connecticut moves toward statewide port authority. Buxbaum, Peter // American Journal of Transportation;4/8/2013, Issue 553, p2
The article reports that the plan to consolidate the management of Connecticut's ports into a single statewide port authority has been unanimously approved by the legislative committee on March 21, 2013.
- Ports speak out on harbor maintenance issues. // Transportation & Distribution;Aug98, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p9
Reports that the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has requested a US Senate action on reauthorization of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 1998. Testimony of Kurt Nagle, president of AAPA, before the US Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee; When the...
- Los Angeles expansion project clears hurdle. Brennan, Terry // Traffic World;11/7/94, Vol. 240 Issue 6, p30
Reports on the denial of a request by environmental groups to block construction of the Port of Los Angeles' expansion project in California. Concerns regarding the future of the endangered Western snowy plover; Costs of the project.
- AAPA targets dredging. // Transportation & Distribution;Nov93, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p20
Reports on the American Association of Port Authorities' advocacy of the implementation of a national dredging policy. Endorsement of specific administrative and legislative action to ease the dredging regulatory gridlock at American ports; Recommended amendments to the Clean Water, Ocean...
- L.A. transfers another $20 million from port. Brennan, Terry // Traffic World;5/27/96, Vol. 246 Issue 9, p12
Reports on the transfer by the city of Los Angeles, California of funds from the Port of Los Angeles coffers despite a pending lawsuit by the state against the city for its similar seizure of port revenue in the fall season of 1995. Features of the fund transfer; Background to the lawsuit;...
- New weight limit recoups heavy loads for S. California ports. // Traffic World;5/1/95, Vol. 242 Issue 5, p33
Reports on the effect of a weight limit law on the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California. Volume of refrigerated forty-foot equivalent container unit (FEU) moved by Konoike Pacific; Truck weight limits at other ports.
- Going Nowhere. Cottrill, Ken // Traffic World;5/24/99, Vol. 258 Issue 8, p41
Focuses on the decision of the American Association of Port Authorities to reject the draft legislation for harbor services user fee. Imposition of charges on visiting ships; Funding responsibilities of the federal government; Use of harbor Maintenance Tax to pay for port maintenance programs.
- Logistics thirst for ISTEA. Knee, Richard // Transportation & Distribution;May98, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p44
States that federal programs in the United States (US) are not efficient enough for overland transportation, according to the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), as the US Senate and House of Representatives seek consensus on a legislation to send to the White House. Information on...