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Jon Stewart Pokes Fun At The Trust Fund and Cracks at the Gas Tax

Even Jon Stewart, anchor of the satirical news program, The Daily Show, understands the need to address America’s crumbling surface transportation infrastructure.  Take a look at “Shabby Road.” The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook

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Posted 7/17/14 at 9:09 PM

WHITE HOUSE CALLS ON CONGRESS TO ACT ON HIGHWAY FUNDING

The Obama administration is increasing pressure on Congress to pass a long-term surface transportation reauthorization bill before the expiration of MAP-21 in September. The week of July 14 started with the release of a new report from the president’s Council of Economic Advisers and National Economic Council on how federal transportation investments create long-term economic…

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Posted 7/16/14 at 4:22 PM

EPA WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES BILL INTRODUCED

On July 14, Rep. Steve Southerland, R-Fla., introduced H.R. 5078, The Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act, a bipartisan bill with 20 cosponsors. H.R. 5078 prohibits the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from implementing, finalizing or enforcing any rule or guidance that broadens the agencies’ jurisdiction over…

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Posted 7/16/14 at 4:21 PM

NSSGA SOLICITS INPUT FOR BEST TOPICS FOR 2015 LEGAL SYMPOSIUM

In planning for the March 2015 NSSGA Legal Symposium at NSSGA’s Annual Convention in Baltimore, NSSGA requests member input on suggested topics for the legal presentations that comprise the symposium. The NSSGA Legal Symposium is an excellent opportunity for members – primarily compliance attorneys at NSSGA member companies, as well as outside legal counsel –…

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Posted 7/16/14 at 4:19 PM

VULCAN MATERIALS NAMES J. THOMAS HILL PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Vulcan Materials Company, Birmingham, Alabama, announced July 14 that the company’s board of directors has named J. Thomas Hill president and chief executive officer and elected him to the board of directors. Hill, the company’s former executive vice president and COO, succeeds Donald James, who will assume the role of executive chairman. The company also…

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Posted 7/16/14 at 4:15 PM

GRANITE NAMES CHRISTOPHER S. MILLER CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Granite Construction Incorporated of Watsonville, Calif., announced July 14 that Christopher S. Miller has been appointed executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective Aug. 4, 2014. In his role, Miller will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company, reporting directly to James H. Roberts, president and chief executive officer of Granite….

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Posted 7/16/14 at 4:12 PM

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