• Letter To Speaker Boehner Urging the House to Act Now On Funding Surface Transportation

    Dear Mr. Speaker and Leader Pelosi: The Honorable John Boehner Speaker of the House U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20115 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 February 2, 2015 We encourage you to lead your colleagues in Congress to act now to fund America’s surface transportation infrastructure….

    Posted 2/2/15 at 4:44 PM

  • Letter To Mitch McConnell Urging the Senate to Act Now On Funding Surface Transportation

    Dear Leader McConnell and Leader Reid: The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Harry Reid Minority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 February 2, 2015 We encourage you to lead your colleagues in the Senate to act now to fund America’s surface transportation infrastructure. We represent the collective voice…

    Posted 2/2/15 at 4:25 PM

  • Letter To Congress Expressing Support for H.R. 527

    H.R. 527 would improve and modernize the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA), a 1980 law that requires federal agencies to transparently account for the impact of regulation on small businesses.

    Posted 2/2/15 at 11:02 AM

  • 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…

    Posted 1/16/15 at 4:06 PM

  • LAME DUCK PUSH FOR HIGHWAY FUNDING SOLUTION CONTINUES

    The NSSGA-led Highway Materials Group sent a letter (see below) to Senate and House leaders Nov. 6 in advance of the congressional meeting with President Obama Nov. 7. The letter urges action to pass a funding solution to assure the stability and sustainability of the Highway Trust Fund in the lame-duck congressional session. Additionally, NSSGA President…

    Posted 11/12/14 at 6:47 PM

  • CONGRESS – FIX THE HIGHWAY TRUST FUND NOW BEFORE THE END OF THE YEAR

    NSSGA President and CEO Mike Johnson urges his membership to use the lame-duck session to their advantage and reach out to Congress to fix the Highway Trust Fund now before the end of the year.      

    Posted 11/7/14 at 11:31 AM

  • BOXER PRESSES HOUSE FOR ROAD FUND FIX

    Senate Environment and Public Works Chair Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., continues to push the House’s tax writing chairman to shore up the dwindling Highway Trust Fund (HTF). In a second letter to House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., she implored him not to wait until the May 2015 deadline, but to work on a…

    Posted 10/14/14 at 9:05 PM

  • A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT

    If you couldn’t tell by the countless TV ads, an election is coming.  435 members of the House of Representatives and 36 senators are acutely aware that they could lose their jobs this November.  Because of the election, Congress is listening.  We must seize this opportunity to focus them on the aggregates industry highest priority: passing…

    Posted 9/26/14 at 8:14 PM

  • HIGHWAY INDUSTRIES SEND LETTER TO CONGRESS PLEADING FOR ‘ROBUST,’ LONG-TERM HIGHWAY FUNDING

    The highway industries sent a letter to Congress pleading for “robust,” long-term highway funding. The letter urged Congress to “act now” to avoid prolonging the infrastructure funding crisis “that is the result of failure to provide long-term stable funding for transportation.” Lobbyists including transportation officials, equipment manufacturers and other concerned businessmen and women sent a…

    Posted 9/17/14 at 5:10 PM

  • NSSGA TO CONGRESS: YOUR WORK IS NOT DONE

    NSSGA sent a letter to all members of Congress Sept. 9, not only to acknowledge the passage of another extension for the Highway Trust Fund through May 2015, but also to implore them to finally address the long-term stability and sustainability of the program now.  It asks them not to wait until next Congress to develop…

    Posted 9/10/14 at 10:53 AM