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AGC economist offers perspective on the infrastructure bill

September 19, 2021By

Ken Simonson, chief economist at the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) shares his expectations for the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act that’s already passed the Senate.

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Sure, New York City traffic is horrible. But eliminating cars from New York City roads and expecting other U.S. cities to adopt the Big Apple's model is quite the stretch. Photo: Bim/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

The definition of ‘infrastructure’ somehow up for debate

August 6, 2021By

Infrastructure has long been about things like roads and bridges. But the emergence of “human infrastructure” is now all the rage in Washington, where it’s being pitted against “physical infrastructure.”

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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

White House outlines $2 trillion infrastructure plan

March 31, 2021By

The White House released the framework of President Biden’s infrastructure package Wednesday, with the president calling for an additional $621 billion in transportation infrastructure investments.

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Dodge economist discusses likelihood of a big 2021 infrastructure bill

December 18, 2020By and

Dodge Data & Analytics’ Richard Branch shares his expectations for an infrastructure bill and what kind of federal funding might ultimately be ahead.

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Is a highway bill coming in (early) 2021?

December 11, 2020By

Two industry leaders say passage is now more likely to happen in the new year. Michael Johnson and Michele Stanley of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association explain.

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Potential momentum on infrastructure bill this week

April 29, 2019By

President Donald Trump plans to meet Tuesday with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to discuss the prospects for infrastructure legislation.

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Granite Construction poised for strong start to 2019

February 28, 2019By

A federal infrastructure bill and a cooperative Mother Nature should spur growth in 2019 for Granite Construction, the company’s president and CEO says.

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Weldon Materials' Bob Weldon is the new chairman of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association. Photo courtesy of NSSGA

Incoming NSSGA chairman Weldon outlines his vision

February 12, 2019By

With infrastructure and other key industry issues on the line in Washington, incoming NSSGA chairman Bob Weldon sees tremendous opportunities ahead.

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