Tag: Congress

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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Aggregate producer asks Congress to adjust regulations

September 7, 2017By

NSSGA member Louis Griesemer, from Springfield Underground, called on the House Small Business Committee to take action on regulations that cause delays.

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Obamacare and the road ahead

July 17, 2017By

While Congress attempts to overhaul the nation’s health care law, businesses, including aggregate producers, must continue to comply with the Affordable Care Act.

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‘Infrastructure week’ an opportunity for progress

June 5, 2017By

The White House kicks off a series of week-long events focused on revitalizing the nation’s crumbling infrastructure. Could this week’s focus be a true step toward the achievement of an effective, long-term highway bill?

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House crafts $85B infrastructure spending bill

May 22, 2017By

House Democrats drafted the LIFT America Act, an $85 billion infrastructure bill focused on funding for projects related to energy, the environment, health care and technology.

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CalPortland hosts members of Congress

December 26, 2016By

Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., visited a CalPortland cement plant and Twin Peaks aggregate plant in Rillito, Arizona.

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New Senate leadership includes infrastructure advocates

November 21, 2016By

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will have a new chairman and ranking Democrat, reports the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association.

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Congress to put off transportation funding increases

September 21, 2016By

Members of Congress are likely to go home and campaign for re-election without giving transportation departments the ability to plan for infrastructure, NSSGA reports.

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