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HOUSE WRDA BILL AT PLAY; SENATE GOP DROPS CR

The House version of the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA), H.R. 5030 has been released, and Democrats are incensed. The main point of contention is the removal of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Provision (HMTF); currently some of the fees collected are diverted for other purposes, but under the bipartisan WRDA passed out of…

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Posted 9/23/16 at 4:32 PM

Senate Committee Takes Aim at WOTUS Rule

The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee released a report on the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule this week, slamming the process and the final regulation jointly produced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers. The WOTUS rule radically expands federal jurisdiction over waters that have little…

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Posted 9/23/16 at 1:50 PM

Congress to Delay Funding Increases Until After Election

Members of Congress are likely to go home and campaign for reelection in 10 days without giving state Departments of Transportation the stability and ability to plan for infrastructure investments that were promised in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. Government funding is set to expire on Sept. 30 and there is no final…

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Posted 9/20/16 at 5:31 PM

Now Open: Apply for NSSGA Awards

NSSGA members can now apply for several of the association’s annual awards through an improved online application process on NSSGA’s Awards webpage. The deadline to apply for the Awards of Excellence in Community Relations, the James M. Christie Safety and Health Professional of the Year Award and Safety Excellence Awards is Nov. 1. The recipients…

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Posted 9/15/16 at 5:00 PM

WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE: SENATE PASSES WRDA

The U.S. Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) by a vote of 95-3, bringing an end to months of Senate uncertainty over this essential water infrastructure bill. The $10.6 billion Senate bill includes money for water infrastructure projects across the country, as well as authorizations for over 20 port, levee and dam projects….

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Posted 9/15/16 at 3:20 PM

Voter Registration Week Is Here

The 2016 election is only weeks away and NSSGA wants everyone in the aggregates industry to register to vote for pro-aggregates candidates for Congress and President of the United States. Becoming involved is as easy as talking to your employees and coworkers about registering to vote and alerting them to when elections are being held…

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Posted 9/15/16 at 1:00 PM

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