Our Issues

NSSGA promotes an aggressive agenda on behalf of the aggregates industry.

Regulatory Reform

Since President Trump assumed office, his administration has directed federal agencies to evaluate federal regulations in an effort to reduce redundancy and promote job creation and economic growth. NSSGA has participated in this process every step of the way and will continue to advise the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and…

Transportation Infrastructure

NSSGA supports development of a new vision for our nation’s surface transportation system. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the law creating the National Interstate Highway System in 1956 and it was largely designed and constructed during the 1960s and 1970s, at a time when the population of the United States was approximately 200 million.

Environment and sustainability

NSSGA supports the cultural ideal and experience of America: freedom to choose where to work, live and travel. NSSGA believes the American dream of home-ownership and the ability to choose an urban, suburban or rural domicile and workplace is still viable and worthwhile. Quality growth that takes a commonsense approach to protecting endangered species and…

Tax and tort reform

NSSGA looks forward to the ongoing discussion and preparation of comprehensive tax reform legislation. We will proactively seek and propose new reforms to benefit job creation and aggregates industry growth and vigorously oppose any provisions that would adversely impact aggregates operators. NSSGA supports minimizing the tax burden on businesses and working families in order to increase the rate of capital formation, economic growth, and job creation.