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Senate passes short-term extension of highway bill to...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 30, 2012

Just days before the latest extension of the current highway bill – Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A ...

Senate approves transportation extension: FAA and...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 15, 2011

The United States Senate on Sept. 15 passed legislation to extend funding for the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal ...

A Highway of Uncertainty

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 07, 2011

Surface transportation may come to a halt if another extension isn’t granted, but when it’s finally reauthorized it’s uncertain what ...

Coalition to Committee on Deficit Reduction: Surface...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 25, 2011

Stressing that a cost-effective, well-maintained, safe and efficient transportation system is essential to economic growth, job creation and global competiveness, ...

‘Rally for the Roads’ on 5/25 in D.C. will...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 09, 2011

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) and its allied trade associations will sponsor a “Rally for Roads” on ...

House approves 7-month extension of SAFETEA-LU

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 03, 2011

The House of Representatives voted 421-4 on March 2 to extend until Sept. 30 federal highway and transit programs that ...

Obama’s 2012 budget proposes $556 billion for...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 15, 2011

President Obama on Feb. 14 submitted his budget for FY 2012, which includes the Administration’s plans for transportation reauthorization. In the ...

Vulcan’s Browning gets NSSGA top safety, health...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 26, 2011

Terry Browning, safety and health manager for Vulcan Materials Company’s Midwest region in Naperville, Ill., has been named the National ...

Highway Financing 101 Webinar postponed

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 25, 2010

The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's (NSSGA) NSSGA'S Highway Fnancing 101 Webinar that was originally slated for Wednesday, Oct. ...

Obama reveals $50 billion infrastructure proposal

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 07, 2010

In a “Labor Fest” speech in Milwaukee, President Barack Obama revealed plans to spend at least $50 billion throughout the ...

‘Contractor Safety’ Webinar set for Sept....

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 26, 2010

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) will host a Webinar on "Contractor Safety" on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at ...

House passes second spending bill for fiscal 2011

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 02, 2010

The House of Representatives passed the second fiscal 2011spending bill on July 29, mostly along party lines, according to a ...

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