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Infrastructure bill unnecessarily on life support

October 20, 2021 By

U.S. infrastructure has decayed dramatically, and yet elected officials won’t do anything about it. P&Q’s Kevin Yanik sounds off on the state of affairs in Washington, arguing the time has long since passed to make a historic investment in infrastructure.

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What’s next for the stalled infrastructure bill?

October 6, 2021 By and

Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik offers a sense of the road ahead for an infrastructure bill that’s now clearly tied to reconciliation.

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AGC: Construction jobs down in metro areas

September 29, 2021 By

The Associated General Contractors of America says one-third of metro areas lost jobs between August 2020 and August 2021.

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The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's (NSSGA) Michael Johnson, left, and Rogers Group's Darin Matson address NSSGA members during the 2021 Legislative & Policy Forum. Photo: NSSGA

NSSGA members lobbying for infrastructure investment

September 28, 2021 By

Members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) are meeting with members of Congress on Tuesday to lobby for infrastructure investment and other industry priorities.

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Dodge Data & Analytics' Richard Branch joins Pit & Quarry. Photo: P&Q Staff

Sponsored: The potential impact of Biden’s Build Back Better infrastructure plan

March 10, 2021 By and

Is there stomach in Congress for a big 2021 spending plan on infrastructure that would be coming off a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill? Dodge Data & Analytics’ Richard Branch weighs in.

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Outlook for infrastructure bill remains uncertain

March 9, 2021 By

An infrastructure bill could have passed easily in early 2021, but coming after $5 trillion in stimulus spending, its future looks somewhat uncertain.

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Construction employment down 61,000 in February 2021

March 5, 2021 By

Severe weather compounded falling demand for nonresidential construction projects, the Associated General Contractors of America.

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With Joe Biden in the White House and tighter margins in the House and Senate, National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association leaders expect a more moderate agenda to be pursued. Photo: lucky-photographer/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

What the industry pathway forward looks like in Washington

January 8, 2021 By

With the government in transition, leaders at the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association share what they expect in working with the Biden administration and the next Congress.

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Tail-waters below Gavins Point dam on the Missouri River in South Dakota. Photo: PatrickZiegler/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Water infrastructure bill moving to president’s desk

December 22, 2020 By

The Senate passed the bill overwhelmingly Tuesday, paving the way for President Trump to reauthorize Army Corps of Engineers projects involving water infrastructure.

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