Tag: Congress

P&Q Roundtable attendees are largely optimistic about the new tax law but they have serious questions about how it affects Congress’ ability to pass something meaningful on infrastructure. Photo: iStock.com/ Ron and Patty Thomas

Fiscal year 2019 construction funding approved by Congress

September 21, 2018By

Congress passed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 appropriations bill, which is expected to be signed into law by President Trump, providing significant funding for military construction projects.

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NSSGA develops award for infrastructure champions

August 23, 2018By

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania) will receive the inaugural award from the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA).

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Uncertainty surrounds Trump’s infrastructure plan

April 5, 2018By

Top White House infrastructure advisor DJ Gribbin is leaving the Trump administration, begging the question of whether the president’s plan can pass this year.

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Infrastructure spending gets boost with latest budget deal

February 11, 2018By

The latest budget deal struck late last week in Congress includes billions of dollars in additional funding for infrastructure.

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Trump digs into infrastructure in State of the Union speech

February 3, 2018By

President Trump outlined his vision to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure during his first State of the Union address.

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Tax reform bill headed to White House

December 20, 2017By

Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act early Wednesday morning, overhauling the U.S. tax code for the first time in more than three decades.

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NSSGA: Five ways tax reform could affect the industry

October 4, 2017By

NSSGA says the tax reform plan recently unveiled by the White House includes provisions relevant to U.S. aggregate operations.

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Time to address the Highway Trust Fund, group says

September 12, 2017By

The Highway Materials Group (HMG) urges Congress in a letter to enact a long-term, robust and sustainable funding mechanism that addresses the Highway Trust Fund shortfall.

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