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The federal tax on gasoline has not changed since 1993. Photo: Willard/ iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Gas tax pause proposed in Senate

February 17, 2022By

A bill proposing a suspension of the federal gas tax is facing stiff opposition from industry organizations such as the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association.

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Strong 2019 foundation is key to 2020 success

December 8, 2019By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Mike Johnson provides insight on 2020’s upside after a strong 2019.

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ARTBA report: Bridge repair pace slowing, deficiencies worsening

April 23, 2019By

More than 47,000 of the nation’s bridges are now classified as structurally deficient and in poor condition.

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FMI: Favorable roads lie ahead

While the market trembles, the fundamentals remain very positive for the construction materials sector.

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Johnson on the road ahead for infrastructure

April 23, 2018By

Take a look at a conversation with the NSSGA’s Mike Johnson on the legislative and government outlook for 2018 at the P&Q Roundtable and Conference.

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Nation’s newest debts present obstacle for infrastructure reform

March 5, 2018By

Mike Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, outlines the road ahead to pass a federal infrastructure bill.

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Making the case for infrastructure funds

January 26, 2018By

What’s next on the infrastructure policy front? Mike Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, explores.

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Details of Trump’s infrastructure plan come to light

January 26, 2018By

President Donald Trump is expected to discuss infrastructure in his State of the Union address, but an undated leaked document outlines a number of the plan’s details.

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Aggregate industry calls for infrastructure funding

December 29, 2017By

Fifty-six percent of producers say the federal government is not providing enough funds to support infrastructure projects.

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