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With increase in extreme weather, construction industry partners with Obama to work on more resilient building codes

With increase in extreme weather, construction industry...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2016

Citing research linking climate change with an increase in extreme weather occurrences and the likelihood of further increases in the ...

With oil prices plummeting, Obama says now is time to raise gas tax

With oil prices plummeting, Obama says now is time to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 09, 2016

Gas prices are continuing to drop to historic lows, and there's really no sign the trend will reverse any time ...

Transportation Construction Coalition launches ads targeting House members about highway bill

Transportation Construction Coalition launches ads...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 26, 2015

Just as the House of Representatives gets ready to get back to work after the August recess, quite a few congressmen are ...

In AGC video to Congress, contractors plead for a highway bill (VIDEO)

In AGC video to Congress, contractors plead for a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 24, 2015

Contractors across America are fed up with the lack of progress from Congress on a long-term highway bill and many joined ...

Carper introduces new highway bill to Senate that would raise gas tax by 16 cents

Carper introduces new highway bill to Senate that would...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 19, 2015

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) has a new long-term highway bill that would raise the gas tax by 16 cents over ...

President Obama signs 3-month extension for Highway Trust Fund

President Obama signs 3-month extension for Highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 03, 2015

President Obama signed H.R. 3236, Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015, on Friday, bringing a close ...

Caterpillar’s call for engagement with Cuba more than just a sly business move

Caterpillar’s call for engagement with Cuba more...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 24, 2015

Early this week Caterpillar sent out a press release calling for an end to the trade embargo against Cuba. This ...

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime to additional 5 million workers

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, President Obama revealed his administration's plan to raise the wages of millions of ...

Obama threatens to veto $55 billion Republican transportation bill

Obama threatens to veto $55 billion Republican...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 03, 2015

Transportation funding remains in limbo after a recent patch, and President Barack Obama is threatening to veto a $55 billion ...

Obama signs 2-month extension for highway funding, calls for end of patches

Obama signs 2-month extension for highway funding,...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 01, 2015

President Barack Obama signed a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund into law May 29. According to a report from ...

Obama administration kicks off Infrastructure Week funding push

Obama administration kicks off Infrastructure Week...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 12, 2015

As lawmakers on Capitol Hill scramble to extend transportation funding before the end of the month, a week of events ...

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline construction; bill heads back to Congress

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline construction; bill...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2015

Citing a contempt for the national interest on the part of Congress, President Barack Obama vetoed a bill that would ...

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