Tag: House of Representatives

With five of the nation’s 13 most populous cities residing in Texas, demand for construction materials in the Lone Star State is, not surprisingly, very high. Photo: Art Wager/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

NAPA, PCA applaud House passage of infrastructure bill

November 8, 2021 By

The heads of the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) and Portland Cement Association (PCA) offered reaction to House passage of the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act.

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House passes historic infrastructure bill in late-night vote

November 6, 2021 By

The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed the House late Friday night. President Biden is expected to sign the measure into law.

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According to PennDOT, more than three-quarters of its annual budget is invested in Pennsylvania's 120,000 miles of state and local highways and 32,000 state and local bridges. Photo: Alex Potemkin / iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Congress extends surface transportation program funding

October 5, 2021 By

The 30-day extension comes while the $1 trillion infrastructure bill, which received bipartisan support in the Senate, is still awaiting a vote in the House.

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House lawmakers push for fix of Highway Trust Fund

June 13, 2017 By

More than 250 members of the U.S. House of Representatives want to see a fix for the Highway Trust Fund included in any tax reform package this year.

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Nye enlightens House committee on industry issues

Nye enlightens House committee on industry issues

March 22, 2017 By

Ward Nye, Martin Marietta chairman, CEO and president, testified before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources on the importance of aggregate for infrastructure projects.

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Senate passes Water Resources Development Act

September 16, 2016 By

The Senate passed a bill that includes funds for water infrastructure projects across the United States.

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Bipartisan House vote disapproves EPA’s waters rule

January 14, 2016 By

The U.S. House of Representatives denounced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the United States (WOTUS)

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U.S. House approves six-year, $325 billion highway bill

November 5, 2015 By

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a six-year, $325 billion highway bill by a 363-64 vote. The legislation

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House to vote on highway bill’s proposed truck amendment

November 3, 2015 By

A proposed amendment to a $325 billion highway funding bill that’s being considered by the House has been

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