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Infrastructure bill unnecessarily on life support

October 20, 2021By

U.S. infrastructure has decayed dramatically, and yet elected officials won’t do anything about it. P&Q’s Kevin Yanik sounds off on the state of affairs in Washington, arguing the time has long since passed to make a historic investment in infrastructure.

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What’s next for the stalled infrastructure bill?

October 6, 2021By and

Pit & Quarry’s Kevin Yanik offers a sense of the road ahead for an infrastructure bill that’s now clearly tied to reconciliation.

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Martin Marietta’s Nye named ARTBA chair

September 29, 2021By

Ward Nye, chairman and CEO of Martin Marietta, was elected chair of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association at the organization’s national convention.

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AGC decries GOP whipping against infrastructure bill

September 24, 2021By

Stephen Sandherr, CEO of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), calls the decision ‘unfortunate’ and says former President Trump would have been ‘proud’ to sign the bill.

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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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Dodge Data: Construction starts slip slightly in July 2021

August 18, 2021By

Construction materials prices continue their march higher, Dodge Data & Analytics says, and the rising number of COVID-19 cases due to the Delta variant is a risk that cannot be fully discounted.

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Senate passes infrastructure bill, House vote next

August 10, 2021By

Industry leaders are praising the Senate for the bipartisan passage of a $1 trillion infrastructure bill. Now, those same leaders are urging the House to pass the bill quickly.

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Report: Senate expected to pass infrastructure bill

July 29, 2021By

The Senate advanced a bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, which is expected to produce about $550 billion in new spending.

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