Tag: U.S. House of Representatives

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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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Senate passes infrastructure bill, House vote next

August 10, 2021By

Industry leaders are praising the Senate for the bipartisan passage of a $1 trillion infrastructure bill. Now, those same leaders are urging the House to pass the bill quickly.

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LafargeHolcim exec optimistic about the road ahead

June 15, 2020By

Jay Moreau, CEO of U.S. aggregate and construction materials at LafargeHolcim, maintains a positive outlook for the aggregate industry – whether a major federal infrastructure bill is passed this year or not.

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House, Senate reach multi-year highway bill agreement

December 1, 2015By

House and Senate lawmakers reached an agreement on a highway bill that would extend federal transportation funding for […]

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Feds push to boost funding for infrastructure projects

November 6, 2015By

As the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate prepare to negotiate a new highway bill, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx […]

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House passes 2-month transportation spending extension

May 20, 2015By

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a two-month transportation spending extension 387-35, delaying decisions regarding long-term transportation funding […]

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NSSGA sees WRRDA’s passage as positive for infrastructural needs

October 25, 2013By

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Reform & Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA) in a […]

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NSSGA encourages House to pass water resources reform bill

October 22, 2013By

NSSGA urged members of the U.S. House of Representative in an Oct. 21 letter to support the Water […]

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House, Senate to conference on new highway bill

April 19, 2012By

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an additional 90-day extension of the surface transportation program (from June […]

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