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Last day for discounted registration for 2015 NSSGA Annual Convention

Today is the last day to take advantage of discounted advance registration rates for the 2015 NSSGA Annual Convention in Baltimore. Prices for all registration packages will increase after Jan. 23. Register today for the best value.  Offline PDF registration forms available here

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Posted 1/23/15 at 11:38 AM

EPA RELEASES FINAL CONNECTIVITY REPORT SUPPORTING WATER RULE BASED ON FLAWED PROCESS

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the Final Connectivity of Streams and Wetlands to Downstream Waters Report, which is intended to support EPA’s sweeping, proposed Waters of the U.S. rule. Not surprisingly, the final report concludes that streams, regardless of their size or frequency of flow, are connected to downstream waters and notes that…

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Posted 1/22/15 at 10:58 AM

AGG1 ADVANCE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS THIS FRIDAY, JAN. 23

Discounted advance registration rates for the 2015 AGG1 Academy & Expo in Baltimore, March 17-19, will go up after Friday, Jan. 23. Pamala Bouchard, NSSGA’s vice president, membership & meetings said, “Registration is already tracking well ahead of past shows, and all signs point to the 2015 show being the biggest AGG1 yet. We encourage…

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Posted 1/21/15 at 12:21 PM

THE DRUMBEAT CONTINUES – HATCH LISTS HIGHWAY FUNDING AS FINANCE COMMITTEE PRIORITY

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch,  R-Utah, in a speech to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce outlining the committee’s agenda, listed funding a long-term highway bill right after tax reform.  He continued, “Whether part of tax reform or a stand-alone bill” we need a long-term solution.  He said that highway funding has a long history…

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Posted 1/20/15 at 12:04 PM

NSSGA Pushes Back on Misguided WSJ Editorial, Calls for Industry Action

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal published an editorial “Abolish the Gas Tax” (Jan. 15) advocating against strong federal investment in our nation’s roads, highways and bridges.  As this issue is of utmost importance to the aggregates industry, NSSGA responded to the Journal and submitted a letter to the editor for publishing. Additionally, this letter will…

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Posted 1/16/15 at 4:06 PM

SHUSTER IS CONFIDENT THAT NEW HOUSE T&I COMMITTEE WILL ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF THE NATION’S SYSTEM

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., announced his subcommittee chairmen Jan. 13. They are: Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo., Subcommittee on Highways and Transit; Rep. Frank LoBiondo, R-N.J, Subcommittee on Aviation; Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment; Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency…

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Posted 1/16/15 at 9:42 AM

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