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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

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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Assessing the impact of the coronavirus, election on aggregate demand

October 5, 2020By

While the economy is growing rapidly, recovery depends on a couple of things: the virus and the election, SC-Market Analytics’ David Chereb says.

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Sure, New York City traffic is horrible. But eliminating cars from New York City roads and expecting other U.S. cities to adopt the Big Apple's model is quite the stretch. Photo: Bim/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Continuing resolution extends federal surface transportation funding

October 1, 2020By

With the FAST Act set to expire Sept. 30, President Trump signed a continuing resolution to keep surface transportation programs, as well as other critical programs, funded.

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New rule to speed up infrastructure approvals

July 16, 2020By

The Trump administration’s final rule accelerating environmental reviews under the National Environment Policy Act drew praise from industry organizations and criticism from the president’s opponents.

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Infrastructure pulled off table as component of coronavirus relief

April 29, 2020By

Although President Trump has expressed an interest in addressing infrastructure through coronavirus relief, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell articulated other plans this week.

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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

Is a major infrastructure deal in the cards?

April 1, 2020By

With the coronavirus already generating a $2 trillion bill to support individuals and businesses, President Trump sees this moment as the opportunity to finally address the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

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Congress passes coronavirus stimulus bill, businesses to see relief

March 27, 2020By

The largest stimulus package in U.S. history made its way through Congress and to the president’s desk, where it was signed Friday.

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Fisher Sand & Gravel awarded border wall contract

December 4, 2019By

According to the DOD, the contract is to “design-build border infrastructure along the southern perimeter of the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge” in Yuma County, Arizona.

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NSSGA’s Johnson writes Trump urging action on infrastructure

May 22, 2019By

Michael Johnson, president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), reached out to President Trump and congressional leaders encouraging them to take the next steps on a critical industry issue.

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