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House subcommittee proposes funding cuts for OSHA and MSHA

House subcommittee proposes funding cuts for OSHA and...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 02, 2015

An appropriations subcommittee in the House of Representatives has proposed cuts for both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the ...

Senate Dems threaten to block all short-term highway plans

Senate Dems threaten to block all short-term highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 17, 2015

Democrats in the U.S. Senate dropped an ultimatum on Republicans Tuesday, threatening to block any short-term extension of highway funding ...

Foxx: USDOT will need its own LeBron James to secure a fix for highway funding

Foxx: USDOT will need its own LeBron James to secure a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 13, 2015

America may have cast aside monarchy long ago, but maybe only a king would be able to take on transportation ...

Bipartisan Senate bill would offer a tax credit for transportation projects

Bipartisan Senate bill would offer a tax credit for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 05, 2015

A Republican and a Democratic crossed party lines to propose a bill Monday that would provide a tax credit for ...

Poll shows most voters would support gas tax hike for roadwork

Poll shows most voters would support gas tax hike for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 01, 2015

Well more than two-thirds of voters would be willing to more at the pump if it meant the money was going ...

The 3 things needed right now to repair our nation’s bridges, according to 12 DOTs

The 3 things needed right now to repair our...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The nation’s infrastructure system can be likened to an economic circulatory system – giving us freedom, opportunity and mobility—and this ...

AAA, ATA, U.S. Chamber of Commerce urge Congress to pass permanent fix for the Highway Trust Fund

AAA, ATA, U.S. Chamber of Commerce urge Congress to...

Posted by Contributed on Jan 27, 2015

With the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) inching ever so closer to insolvency, organizations are redoubling efforts to ensure Congress is ...

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to raise gas tax to fund long-term highway bill

U.S. Chamber of Congress, AAA and ATA urge Congress to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 27, 2015

With the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) inching ever so closer to insolvency, organizations are redoubling efforts to ensure Congress is ...

Ohio worker’s death creates urgency on inspecting NJ bridges

Ohio worker’s death creates urgency on inspecting NJ...

Posted by Contributed on Jan 26, 2015

Aging infrastructure issues are well-known topics across the political landscape, as President Obama alluded to in his recent State of the ...

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan support as method for funding long-term highway bill this year

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

After President Barack Obama made a brief mention of infrastructure funding in his State of the Union address last week, ...

Fingers crossed: Senate highway bill could be unveiled soon

Fingers crossed: Senate highway bill could be unveiled...

Posted by James Jaillet on Jan 23, 2015

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) may soon unveil a highway funding bill that would direct money to ...

Don’t Let America Dead End: Astec launches Highway Trust Fund campaign

Don’t Let America Dead End: Astec launches...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 21, 2015

Astec Industries is putting pressure on Congress to figure out a long-term Highway Trust Fund plan by launching a campaign ...

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