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Shuster rules out gas tax increase

Shuster rules out gas tax increase

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 30, 2014

The chairman of the House Transportation Committee, Bill Shuster, says passing a long-term transportation funding bill is top priority heading ...

Alerting Congress: Most jobs created by transportation investment occur in non-construction sectors

Alerting Congress: Most jobs created by transportation...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 10, 2014

  If Congress somehow lacks the motivation needed to agree on a long-term Highway Trust Fund, a new report from IHS Inc., ...

Boxer urges House Ways & Means Committee to save Highway Trust Fund

Boxer urges House Ways & Means Committee to save...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 14, 2014

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee has made it clear that saving the Highway ...

ARTBA Video: Fix the Highway Trust Fund …NOW!

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 09, 2014

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President and CEO Pete Ruane has released the above video urging transportation design and ...

Congress passes Highway Trust Fund patch; Obama signs

Congress passes Highway Trust Fund patch; Obama signs

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 12, 2014

Just hours after the House turned down the Senate's highway funding bill, Congress has passed a $10.8 billion bill to ...

Highway Funding:  On the Edge of Disaster?

Highway Funding: On the Edge of Disaster?

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 06, 2014

By Tina Grady Barbaccia, Editor-at-Large, tinabarbaccia@gmail.com   At the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) Mid-Year Meeting in Nashville last month, Walter “Butch” ...

TCC’s ‘Hardhats for Highways’ campaign urges Congress to fix Highway Trust Fund

TCC’s ‘Hardhats for Highways’ campaign...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 13, 2014

A group of associations and labor unions is working to alert Congress to the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust ...

Transportation Talk:  Can We Stop a ‘Painful’  Transportation Situation?

Transportation Talk: Can We Stop a ‘Painful’ ...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 08, 2014

  We’re in trouble – big trouble – and it’s going to be hard to find a way out. It’s not ...

VIDEO: ARTBA President Pete Ruane urges ConExpo-Con/Agg attendees to tell Congress to fix Highway Trust Fund

VIDEO: ARTBA President Pete Ruane urges ConExpo-Con/Agg...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 19, 2014

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has been shedding light on the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) and other ...

President Obama briefly addresses transportation in State of the Union

President Obama briefly addresses transportation in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 29, 2014

Tuesday night, President Obama gave his State of the Union address, which offered a chance for the president to present ...

ARTBA elects Oldcastle President, COO Doug Black as 2013-2014 chair

ARTBA elects Oldcastle President, COO Doug Black as...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 12, 2013

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has elected Doug Black, president and chief operating officer of Oldcastle, the association’s ...

Final Word

Final Word

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 03, 2012

Dodging an unpleasant reality   By Kirk Landers     While the news media and political partisans obsessed over the Supreme Court’s decision on the ...

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