Category Archives: Legislative News

Repeal of proprietary products rule will promote innovation & provide states more flexibility

WASHINGTON, DC – The repeal of a 103-year old federal procurement rule would remove a major regulatory roadblock and “spur investment in and deployment of new technologies that promise to help advance safety, alleviate traffic congestion and improve our nation’s highways,” the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Jan. 14 told the U.S. Department of […]

2019 OHSA initiatives and important dates

Key OSHA Dates OSHA has released important dates for compliance assistance and outreach. Check out the list below to remain informed in 2019!

Congressional leaders must start with infrastructure in 2019

Congressional leaders must start with infrastructure in 2019

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 (Dec. 13, 2018) During this year’s midterm elections, there were a lot of issues debated and promises made. Post-election polls widely show the top issues that were on […]

EPA and Army propose new “waters of the United States” definition

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army have proposed a clear, understandable and implementable definition of “waters of the United States” that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act. Unlike the Obama Administration’s 2015 definition of “waters of the United States,” the Dec. 11, 2018 proposal […]

Congressional leaders must start with infrastructure in 2019

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 (Dec. 13, 2018) During this year’s midterm elections, there were a lot of issues debated and promises made. Post-election polls widely show the top issues that were on […]