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GUEST BLOG: What the re-election of President Obama, Republican House majority, Democratic Senate majority means for the construction industry

GUEST BLOG: What the re-election of President Obama,...

Posted by Contributed on Nov 12, 2012

During the 2012 presidential campaign, President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney gave relative lip service to the subject of ...

‘MAP’ing out the future of highway funding

‘MAP’ing out the future of highway funding

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 30, 2012

Now that the much-anticipated new highway bill has been passed, Congress and the transportation construction and equipment industries should be ...

Obama signs $105 billion highway bill

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jul 05, 2012

President Obama on July 6 signed into law a combined transportation, student loan and flood insurance bill at a White ...

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

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 30, 2012

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

‘Rally for the Roads’ on May 25 in D.C....

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on May 21, 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 Tina Grady Barbaccia 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 Tina Grady Barbaccia 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 ...

Obama reveals $50 billion infrastructure proposal

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 07, 2010

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

House passes second spending bill for fiscal 2011

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 02, 2010

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

House OKs $15 billion jobs bill, Senate to vote on...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 12, 2010

Congressional Democrats made headway on their top legislative priority — job creation — when the House of Representatives approved a ...

Financial District: Long Tunnel, No Light

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Dec 01, 2009

Long Tunnel, No Light Sobering Report says 2010 will continue to challenge contractors Treading water. It was a metaphor raised several times ...

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