Policy Statements

California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA) comments on signing of USMCA and China Phase 1 deal

Los Angeles, California, January 29, 2020 – Statement from Eugene D. Seroka, Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles and President of the California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA), on President Trump’s signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) implementing bill and the Phase 1 agreement between the United States and China: “CAPA and …

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Water Resources Reform & Development Act/Harbor Maintenance Tax

Water Resource Development Acts regularly enacted by Congress provide for critical authorizations of coastal navigation projects and modify water resource policy. The appropriations of funds help maintain and improve federal navigation channels, and enable California to compete in the global market. The Harbor Maintenance Tax is a federal funding mechanism designed to provide ports resources …

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Primary Freight Network

Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) funds surface transportation programs at over $105 billion for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013-2014. MAP-21 is the first long-term highway authorization enacted since 2005 and represents a milestone for the nation’s economy.