Category Archives: Legislative News

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA requests information on Table 1 of the Silica Standard for Construction

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA requests information on Table 1 of the Silica Standard for Construction

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is requesting information and comment on Table 1 of the agency’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction. OSHA seeks information on additional engineering and work practice control methods to effectively limit exposure to silica for the equipment and tasks currently listed […]

Vice President Mike Pence tours The Manitowoc Company, Inc. Pennsylvania factory, urges Congress to ratify USMCA

Vice President Mike Pence tours The Manitowoc Company, Inc. Pennsylvania factory, urges Congress to ratify USMCA

United States Vice President Mike Pence addressed more than 1,000 Manitowoc employees at an event hosted by the company at its manufacturing facility in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania. The Vice President called on Congress to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and highlighted how the new trade deal will add $68 billion to the U.S. economy […]

NAPA welcomes bipartisan action with the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act

NAPA welcomes bipartisan action with the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act

LANHAM, MD — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) President & CEO Audrey Copeland, Ph.D., P.E., released the following statement today, welcoming the favorable reporting of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA) by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. “NAPA welcomes the introduction of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act. ATIA includes funding for $287 […]

Vice President Mike Pence to visit the Manitowoc Company, Inc., discuss USMCA

Vice President Mike Pence to visit the Manitowoc Company, Inc., discuss USMCA

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers and The Manitowoc Company, Inc., will host the Honorable Mike Pence, Vice President of the United States, at Manitowoc’s Shady Grove, PA facility on Thursday, August 1, to discuss the USMCA and how this new trade deal will benefit Pennsylvania and all of America. The Honorable Mike Pence, Vice President […]

NSSGA applauds the release of the ATIA

NSSGA applauds the release of the ATIA

NSSGA applauds Senate Environment and Public Works Committee release of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) President and CEO Michael W. Johnson issued the following statement applauding today’s release of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA). “We strongly support the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act released today […]