Category Archives: Legislative News

DOT announces new federal transit grants

DOT announces new federal transit grants

The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced$1.36 billion in federal funding allocations to 16 new and existing transit projects in the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program on Tuesday, April 9. New projects in Florida, Nevada, Albany, Oregon and Washington received allocation funding. The CIG Program provides funding for major transit infrastructure capital investments nationwide. Projects […]

It’s time for congress to ratify the USMCA

It’s time for congress to ratify the USMCA

Editor’s note: The opinions and views expressed in the association’s commentary do not necessarily reflect those of Lee Newspapers Inc. and RockRoadRecycle. By Dennis Slater, AEM President It has been over a quarter century since NAFTA was negotiated. A lot has changed since then. The internet was born, the world population has grown by two […]

AEM brings advocacy message to the White House

AEM brings advocacy message to the White House

Source: AEM News As part of AEM’s ongoing engagement with the Trump administration, AEM officers and staff met with Vice President Mike Pence to discuss how to work together to advance pro-manufacturing policies. The Vice President highlighted the fact that the administration has cut 12 federal regulations for every new federal rule put on the […]

Doosan Bobcat North America and Montabert announce transfer in U.S. distribution rights

Doosan Bobcat North America and Montabert announce transfer in U.S. distribution rights

SUWANEE, GA — Effective April 1, Doosan Bobcat North America will transition its rights to the U.S. sales, marketing and service of the Montabert brand of attachments to Montabert SAS, creating a direct link between the brand’s U.S. distribution network and factory in Lyon, France. This change is the result of an agreement reached jointly […]

New ad campaign urges action on permanent highway trust fund fix & infrastructure investment package

New ad campaign urges action on permanent highway trust fund fix & infrastructure investment package

WASHINGTON, DC — “Congress: Fix Our Infrastructure Problem Now.” That’s the key message of a new ad campaign urging Congress and the Trump administration to develop and pass this year a robust transportation infrastructure investment package and a permanent fix for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). The ad campaign, developed by the Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) […]