Tag: President Trump

Tommy Fisher, the president and CEO of Fisher Sand & Gravel who’s pictured at the 2019 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, is confident his company can handle President Trump’s border wall project more efficiently. Photo by PamElla Lee Photography

Fisher Sand & Gravel offers to step up on border wall

March 11, 2019By

Tommy Fisher, the president and CEO of Fisher Sand & Gravel, has a solution to help bring President Trump’s vision of a border wall to life.

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At the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference, NSSGA's Michael Johnson, right, joined Pit & Quarry's Kevin Yanik for a discussion on legislative and regulatory affairs. Photo by PamElla Lee

Will Congress pass an infrastructure bill in 2019?

January 31, 2019By

NSSGA’s Michael Johnson discussed the possibility at the 2019 Pit & Quarry Roundtable & Conference.

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EPA, U.S. Army propose new WOTUS definition

December 11, 2018By

The U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army proposed a new definition of “waters of the United States” that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act, the agencies say.

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Trump to nominate Wheeler to head EPA

November 19, 2018By

The announcement about Andrew Wheeler, EPA’s current administrator, came during a Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony at the White House.

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P&Q Roundtable attendees are largely optimistic about the new tax law but they have serious questions about how it affects Congress’ ability to pass something meaningful on infrastructure. Photo: iStock.com/ Ron and Patty Thomas

What the Election Day results probably mean for the aggregate industry

November 12, 2018By

Now that the House is in the hands of Democrats and the Senate is in Republican control, can our Congress come to terms on major legislative issues like infrastructure?

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P&Q Roundtable attendees are largely optimistic about the new tax law but they have serious questions about how it affects Congress’ ability to pass something meaningful on infrastructure. Photo: iStock.com/ Ron and Patty Thomas

Fiscal year 2019 construction funding approved by Congress

September 21, 2018By

Congress passed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 appropriations bill, which is expected to be signed into law by President Trump, providing significant funding for military construction projects.

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EPA administrator Pruitt resigns

July 6, 2018By

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned from his position, as announced by President Trump on Twitter.

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FMI: Favorable roads lie ahead

June 11, 2018By and

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

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