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Highway Financing 101 Webinar postponed

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 25, 2010

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) NSSGA'S Highway Financing 101 Webinar that was originally slated for Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. EDT is being postponed. A new date is TBA. The Webinar will serve as a tutorial on the ...

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Obama reveals $50 billion infrastructure proposal

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 07, 2010

In a “Labor Fest” speech in Milwaukee, President Barack Obama revealed plans to spend at least $50 billion throughout the next six years to rebuild 150,000 miles of roads, lay and maintain 4,000 miles of railways, and to restore 150 ...

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House passes second spending bill for fiscal 2011

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 02, 2010

The House of Representatives passed the second fiscal 2011spending bill on July 29, mostly along party lines, according to a National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Washington Watch & eDigest report. With a vote of 251-167, legislators ...

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Knife River CEO: 'A need for real jobs meeting real needs'

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 29, 2010

National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Chairman Bill Schneider, president and CEO of Knife River Corp., testified July 27 before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on the status of the stimulus and impacts on the aggregates industry. Schneider ...

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$17.6 billion 'jobs bill' passes Senate, transfers $19.5 billion into Highway Trust Fund

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 17, 2010

St. Patrick's Day must be lucky for than the Irish. Looks like the transportation industry is in luck until at least the end of the year. The Senate voted 68-34 on March 17 to pass H.R. 2847, the $17.6 billion "jobs bill" known ...

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Senate votes to move ahead with 'jobs bill'; final vote March 17

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 16, 2010

The U.S. Senate voted 61 to 30 on March 15 to end debate on the amended version of the “jobs bill” H.R. 2847 and proceed to a final vote on the measure Wednesday, March 17at 9:30 a.m. EDT, according to ...

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House OKs $15 billion jobs bill, Senate to vote on amendments March 16

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 12, 2010

Congressional Democrats made headway on their top legislative priority — job creation — when the House of Representatives approved a $15 billion package of tax credits and highway construction. The 217-to-201 vote gave Democrats a much-needed victory after weeks of ...

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Financial District: Long Tunnel, No Light

Brooke Wisdom - Dec 01, 2009

Long Tunnel, No Light Sobering Report says 2010 will continue to challenge contractors Treading water. It was a metaphor raised several times during a gloomy press conference to paint a picture of American transportation contracting companies trying to survive. It arose during the ...

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