Tag: highway funding

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NSSGA’s Johnson writes Trump urging action on infrastructure

May 22, 2019By

Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), reached out to President Trump and congressional leaders encouraging them to take the next steps on a critical industry issue.

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Trump, congressional leadership agree on infrastructure bill dollar figure

May 1, 2019By

An infrastructure bill totaling $2 trillion will be pursued, but both sides still need to determine how to pay for improvements to the nation’s roads, bridges and more.

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At the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, NSSGA's Michael Johnson, right, joined Pit & Quarry's Kevin Yanik for a discussion on legislative and regulatory affairs. Photo by PamElla Lee

Will Congress pass an infrastructure bill in 2019?

January 31, 2019By

NSSGA’s Michael Johnson discussed the possibility at the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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Report: Nearly 80 percent of state, local infrastructure measures approved on Election Day

November 22, 2018By

Voters have reportedly approved 78 percent of nearly 1,700 transportation investment ballot measures since 2009.

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California’s Proposition 6 result a win for aggregate producers

November 12, 2018By

The construction materials industry in California got a major victory with the defeat of a bill that would have repealed a 2017 transportation law’s taxes and fees designated for road repairs and public transportation.

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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

What the Election Day results probably mean for the aggregate industry

November 12, 2018By

Now that the House is in the hands of Democrats and the Senate is in Republican control, can our Congress come to terms on major legislative issues like infrastructure?

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Martin Marietta’s preliminary view of 2019

November 9, 2018By

The company anticipates mid-single-digit growth in both aggregate pricing and shipments next year.

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An update on highway funding throughout the United States

May 7, 2018By

Industry professionals share the state of highway funding where they’re located.

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