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Congress passes fiscal cliff deal

Congress passes fiscal cliff deal

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 02, 2013

With negotiations extended to the absolute deadline, Congress passed a deal on New Year's Day that will that will prevent ...

FY13 funding for DOT released. Ouch!

FY13 funding for DOT released. Ouch!

Posted by John Latta on Jun 06, 2012

The House Appropriations Committee has released the fiscal year 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill. Apparently the old ...

AED to host public policy event

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 29, 2012

The Association of Leaders in Equipment Distribution (AED) will host the Washington Fly-In, a public policy event for the equipment ...

Final Word

Final Word

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 04, 2011

A Congress of Dunces By Kirk Landers Humorist P.J. O’Rourke once referred to the U.S. Congress as “A Parliament of Whores” in ...

Construction unemployment rises to 18.8 percent

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Dec 08, 2010

The construction unemployment rate jumped to 18.8 percent in November as the sector lost another 5,000 jobs since October, reports ...

Rowe to speak to Congress

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Sep 27, 2010

Mike Rowe, from Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” is taking on Congress Sept. 29. Rowe will speak to members of Congress, staffers ...

Cat exec: Creating jobs top priority with new highway...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 15, 2010

Fostering long-term economic growth and creating American jobs should be the top priorities in the passage of a new, multi-year ...

NAPA holds Congress accountable for reauthorization...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 02, 2010

With the construction industry continuing to shed jobs, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has mounted a campaign to mobilize ...

American Iron and Steel Institute: EPA’s...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 13, 2010

American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson offered the following comment today on the Environmental ...

Rep. Duncan: Reauthorization stalled because no one can...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 15, 2010

U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN), Highways and Transit Subcommittee Ranking Member, told his colleagues during a hearing on ...

ARTBA to Congress: Public-private partnerships, raise...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 15, 2010

The massive gap between current federal investment levels and what the U.S. Department of Transportation says is needed to maintain ...

ARTBA urges clarity, flexibility in transportation...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 09, 2010

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) told the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) in comments submitted ...

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