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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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Trump, congressional leadership agree on infrastructure bill dollar figure

May 1, 2019By

An infrastructure bill totaling $2 trillion will be pursued, but both sides still need to determine how to pay for improvements to the nation’s roads, bridges and more.

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Potential momentum on infrastructure bill this week

April 29, 2019By

President Donald Trump plans to meet Tuesday with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to discuss the prospects for infrastructure legislation.

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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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