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Building permits up in October, but government delays housing starts data for second month due to shutdown

Building permits up in October, but government delays...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 26, 2013

Though the Commerce Department won't release data on housing starts and completions until next month, it reports that building permits ...

Bill calls for the elimination of federal transportation funding

Bill calls for the elimination of federal...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 19, 2013

While most are trying to figure out a way to free up more federal funding for transportation, two Congressmen have ...

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are more important than their iPhone or TV

Believe it or not, most Americans think good roads are...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

To say the findings of a recent study reported on by our sister site Better Roads are a bit shocking ...

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for longer-lasting roads?

Are Americans “not willing to pay” for...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2013

Over at our sister site Better Roads, columnist Kirk Landers has put together a pretty interesting, and brutally honest, estimation ...

Senate bill would create incentives for private transportation investment

Senate bill would create incentives for private...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 05, 2013

As the federal government continues to search for ways to grapple with the country's slowly crumbling infrastructure, two Senators have ...

Opinion: Bill extensions becoming the norm for this Congress

Opinion: Bill extensions becoming the norm for this...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 21, 2013

I had to laugh a little, sadly, last week when I read that Congress couldn't get a farm bill passed. ...

$2.2 trillion burden for rebuilding infrastructure may fall to states

$2.2 trillion burden for rebuilding infrastructure may...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 01, 2012

The burden of transportation system repairs may soon fall solely on state and local governments, the Washington Post reported.State and ...

ACG asks government to reconsider new hiring rules

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 24, 2012

On May 24, the Associated General Contractors of America and 10 other national business associations requested the Obama administration reconsider ...

Construction double-cross pulled from health care bill

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 22, 2010

The version of the health care bill passed by the House of Representatives last night does not include a controversial ...

You think equipment’s expensive now…

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 19, 2010

Caterpillar says the proposed national health care bill before Congress, if passed, will increase the company's health care expenses 20 percent ...

The best bill to ever come out of Congress

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2010

Forget everything else the Federal government is doing now. The Natural Gas bill, aka HR 1835 is coming up for a vote. If it ...

Virginia eyes offshore drilling funds for...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 23, 2010

Although still years from actually sinking an offshore oil well, the state of Virginia is considering using royalties from these future ...

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