More Articles for “fiscal cliff”

No budget until April??

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 11, 2013

No budget until April??

So our president is delaying the budget once again. According to a March 8 report from The Hill which cites Congressional sources, the Obama Administration won’t be releasing its 2014 budget until April 8 — more than two months late. By law, ...

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Outlook 2013

Better Roads Staff - Jan 10, 2013

Outlook 2013

Funds, Funds, Funds   • Agencies intend to take advantage of MAP-21 reforms and also look to more private financing options. • Contractors say infrastructure damage will keep getting worse as funding remains inadequate.     By John Latta, Editor-in-Chief jlatta@randallreilly.com   At a time when economists and other ...

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'Fiscal cliff' deal OK'd by House just 36 hours before Congress adjourns

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 01, 2013

'Fiscal cliff' deal OK'd by House just 36 hours before Congress adjourns

In a 257 to 167 vote late in the evening on  New Year’s Day, the House approved a “fiscal cliff” deal that extends indefinitely marginal tax rates on annual family income up to $450,000, lifts the top capital gains and ...

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ARTBA predicts 'modest growth' from U.S. transportation construction infrastructure market

Staff Report - Dec 03, 2012

(Look for a more detailed report, including a slideshow, from the Better Roads staff both on the website and in the digital edition of Better Roads.) The U.S. transportation construction infrastructure market is expected to show modest growth in 2013, increasing ...

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PCA forecasts 7.5-percent increase in 2012 cement consumption

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 20, 2012

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) forecasts a 7.5-percent increase in cement consumption in 2012, up 50 basis points from its summer forecast. However, due to the economic uncertainties, these figures may change again. If Congress resolves the fiscal cliff before the ...

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GUEST BLOG: What the re-election of President Obama, Republican House majority, Democratic Senate majority means for the construction industry

Contributed - Nov 12, 2012

GUEST BLOG: What the re-election of President Obama, Republican House majority, Democratic Senate majority means for the construction industry

During the 2012 presidential campaign, President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney gave relative lip service to the subject of rebuilding America’s faltering infrastructure. Rather than positioning infrastructure as an integral part of the nation’s fabric, both treated construction funding ...

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