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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 ...

Fuzzy funding may mean bad news for highway projects...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 20, 2009

Although an 18-month extension for SAFETEA-LU is in the works as a temporary measure after the legislation expires Sept. 30, we ...

Another Band-Aid: House passes $7 billion to shore up...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 30, 2009

Well, it's not the ideal solution, but this Band-Aid will at least keep the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) solvent. Just days ...

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