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ROCKS Act included in surface transportation reauthorization bill

May 26, 2021By

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, 2021By

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, 2017By

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, 2017By

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

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Report: Trump may explore a gas tax increase

May 2, 2017By

President Donald Trump indicated that he is open to increasing the federal gas tax to support U.S. infrastructure development, although he stopped short of endorsing such a course of action.

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New Senate leadership includes infrastructure advocates

November 21, 2016By

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will have a new chairman and ranking Democrat, reports the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association.

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Congressional bills include WOTUS block

June 21, 2016By

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would block the implementation of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

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Contentious legislation offers opportunities in mining

March 2, 2016By

The occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon drew national attention, putting a spotlight on the […]

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Senate bill would boost business with tax break on equipment, property

July 8, 2015By

Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., introduced legislation to amend the U.S. tax code and make permanent a 50 percent […]

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