Tag: legislation

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association hosted its 2023 Legislative & Policy Forum at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill from Sept. 24-27. Photo: P&Q Staff

NSSGA amplifies the aggregate industry’s message

October 4, 2023 By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) brought key issues to lawmakers this year in tandem with sister organizations.

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PGA National Resort will play host to the 2024 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference next February. Photo: PGA National Resort

P&Q selects venue, dates for 2024 Roundtable

March 28, 2023 By

The Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference will return to South Florida next year. Find out where and when the magazine will host the festivities.

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Says CRH Americas’ Dwayne Boyd: “The IIJA will provide certainty to state DOTs and everyone involved in delivering infrastructure projects.” Photo: NSSGA

CRH regional president talks IIJA implementation

March 28, 2023 By

CRH Americas’ Dwayne Boyd served as a witness during a House subcommittee hearing exploring the latest with the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA).

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Rep. Kyle Kacal (left), City Concrete's Tim Foley (center) and TACA president and CEO Josh Leftiwch (right) attended TACA’s 2023 Capitol Day. Photo: TACA

TACA leaders meet with legislators to discuss industry issues

March 3, 2023 By

Members of the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association (TACA) visited with Texas legislators to talk policy priorities and budget proposals.

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Legislative, regulatory developments to expect in 2023

December 11, 2022 By

Michael Johnson of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association explains what’s on the agenda come January when the next Congress gets underway.

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ROCKS Act included in surface transportation reauthorization bill

May 26, 2021 By

The ROCKS Act would establish a working group to study the use of aggregates and recommend practices and policies to ensure continued access to them.

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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

AEM leaders optimistic about a 2021 infrastructure bill

January 14, 2021 By

Leaders at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) addressed infrastructure as a 2021 legislative priority during a virtual press briefing Thursday.

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Tax reform bill headed to White House

December 20, 2017 By

Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act early Wednesday morning, overhauling the U.S. tax code for the first time in more than three decades.

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P&Q Profile: Brandeis Machinery & Supply Co.’s Lee Heffley

August 16, 2017 By

Lee Heffley manages quarry, construction and coal equipment sales at four of Brandeis Machinery’s eight branches.

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