Tag: Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

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Where Washington stands on an infrastructure bill

June 16, 2021 By

Momentum on a bipartisan infrastructure bill came to a halt last week, and new negotiations are already underway in Washington. But doubts are starting to surface about whether an impactful bill can ultimately be produced for the industry.

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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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Infrastructure pulled off table as component of coronavirus relief

April 29, 2020 By

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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Highway funding: Gaining momentum

March 5, 2015 By

Legislators are actively formulating plans to shore up the Highway Trust Fund. The aggregates industry has been asking

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Transportation secretary to promote Obama proposal on four-day tour

February 13, 2015 By

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is embarking on a four-day bus tour starting Feb. 17 to highlight the importance

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Transportation secretary calls for long-term bill in committee hearing

January 30, 2015 By

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx met with the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Jan. 28, calling once

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Senate EPW urges for agreement on long-term highway bill

January 29, 2015 By

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee began its transportation reauthorization efforts Jan. 28 with a hearing featuring

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Proposed transportation bill will maintain spending

May 14, 2014 By

A bipartisan, six-year surface transportation bill proposed by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee would maintain spending

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Senators press for action on Highway Trust Fund

July 26, 2013 By

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, called on Congress to act to

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