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Heavy equipment manufacturers release election-themed mobile game

Heavy equipment manufacturers release election-themed...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 25, 2016

Hoping to reach the electorate on issues related to manufacturing during this chaotic election cycle, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers have ...

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to fund green infrastructure

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

President Barack Obama is aiming to implement more measures to combat climate change, and this time he's eyeing oil companies to foot the bill. The ...

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased highway funding

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

During Sunday's Democratic presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina, Sunday night, all three candidates vowed that transportation funding would be one of ...

AED: Highway bill to stimulate more than $13 billion in heavy equipment sales

AED: Highway bill to stimulate more than $13 billion in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 11, 2015

The newly passed FAST Act that pumps $305 billion into transportation over the next five years isn't just good for ...

Bonus depreciation, Section 179 poised for year-end boost?

Bonus depreciation, Section 179 poised for year-end...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 10, 2015

If it’s mid-December, it must be time for Congress to extend the bonus depreciation just in time for late holiday ...

States praise Congress for passing long-term highway bill

States praise Congress for passing long-term highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 10, 2015

When Congress passed the first national long-term highway bill in a decade last week, it was a huge relief to ...

Obama signs 5-year highway bill into law

Obama signs 5-year highway bill into law

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 04, 2015

For the first time in a decade the United States has long-term transportation funding as both the House of Representatives and ...

White House says Obama will sign highway bill; House set to vote today

White House says Obama will sign highway bill; House...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 03, 2015

President Barack Obama will sign Congress' new $305 billion transportation bill into law should it pass both the House of ...

House and Senate unveil 5-year, $305 billion highway bill

House and Senate unveil 5-year, $305 billion highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 02, 2015

Members of the United States House of Representatives and the Senate were able to reach an agreement on a unified ...

Hillary Clinton rolls out $275 billion infrastructure plan at launch of construction coalition

Hillary Clinton rolls out $275 billion infrastructure...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 01, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton rolled out a massive $275 billion infrastructure at the launch of her campaign's new "Hard ...

Obama signs 2-week transportation patch

Obama signs 2-week transportation patch

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 23, 2015

President Barack Obama signed into law on Friday the 36th short-term highway bill patch as Congress works out a unified long-term bill. The new ...

Democratic senators call for shorter highway bill in order to maximize funding

Democratic senators call for shorter highway bill in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 20, 2015

A group of 26 Democratic senators have sent a letter to the bicameral conference committee currently working on a highway ...

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