Tag: highway funding

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ARTBA: Transportation infrastructure market to expand in 2020

December 5, 2019By

Total domestic transportation construction and related market activity should reach $300 billion, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

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The forecast for public works construction remains positive, especially when compared to other construction segments. Photo: iStock.com/Jens_Lambert_Photography

Strong public support for infrastructure investment continues

December 2, 2019By

Voters approved nearly 90 percent of transportation investment ballot measures this year, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association reports.

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Nearly $8B in federal highway funds saved

November 25, 2019By

A planned funding cut to the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act was repealed, avoiding the loss of $7.6 billion for critical state highway projects.

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Rep. Troy Balderson (R-Ohio), second from left, visits with members of the Ohio delegation during the 2019 NSSGA Legislative & Policy Forum. Photo courtesy of Kevin Yanik

The industry returns to Capitol Hill

November 22, 2019By

P&Q participated in the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s annual lobbying event in Washington, D.C. Find out what producers, manufacturers and others spent their time on as they visited with members of Congress.

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Missouri’s state gas tax has not increased in 23 years, but Missouri Limestone Producers Association leaders remain optimistic about the highway funding opportunity with the Missouri General Assembly over the next couple of years. Photo: iStock.com/benkrut

Highway funding still top of mind in Missouri

October 29, 2019By

There’s no shortage of issues Missouri aggregate producers want to address, but shoring up the state’s highway fund remains priority number one.

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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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