Category Archives: Legislative News

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 […]

NSSGA members see value in quarry tours

NSSGA members see value in quarry tours

by Evan Johnson, NSSGA Communications Coordinator Congress is working hard to pass a number of key infrastructure bills this summer that will provide innumerous benefits to the aggregates industry. To keep the pressure on our elected officials and build relationships with these lawmakers, NSSGA recommends that member operations host as many of their congressional representatives […]

Seeking input on OSHA’s silica exposure rule

Seeking input on OSHA’s silica exposure rule

The CDRA worked to modify OSHA’s employee silica exposure regulation before it officially came out more than a year ago. The rule affected many sectors of the construction industry, including concrete recyclers. We were successful in removing almost all the onerous sections of the rule. The paramount part of the rule is Table 1, which […]