Category: Government

  • NSSGA Urges Senate to Act on America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act

    August 31, 2020 CONTACT: Kerry Lynch/ Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1072, klynch@nssga.org   NSSGA Urges Senate to Act on America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs Michele Stanley issued the below statement commending Chairman Barrasso (Wyo.) who spoke out earlier today on the…

    Posted 8/31/20 at 9:36 PM

  • NSSGA Supports the Water Resources Development Act of 2020

    July 15, 2020 CONTACT: Kerry Lynch/ Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1072, klynch@nssga.org   NSSGA Supports the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 ALEXANDRIA, VA – The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee today completed a successful markup of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA). In response, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association Vice President of…

    Posted 7/15/20 at 8:29 PM

  • Final National Environmental Policy Act Ruling Announced

    July 15, 2020 CONTACT: Kerry Lynch/ Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1072, klynch@nssga.org Final National Environmental Policy Act Ruling Announced ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, following the announcement by President Trump in Atlanta, the final National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) rule by the White House’s Council on Environmental Quality was released. The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association Vice…

    Posted 7/15/20 at 4:30 PM

  • NSSGA Statement on House Passage of Moving Forward Act

    July 1, 2020 CONTACT: Kerry Lynch/ Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1072, klynch@nssga.org NSSGA Statement on House Passage of Moving Forward Act ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association President and CEO Michael Johnson issued the following statement after the House passed a $1.5 trillion infrastructure package, the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2), by…

    Posted 7/1/20 at 6:02 PM

  • NSSGA Commends House T&I Committee Introduction of INVEST in America Act

    June 3, 2020 CONTACT: Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1095, cfuqua@nssga.org               NSSGA Commends House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Introduction of Infrastructure Bill that includes ROCKS Act ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s President and CEO Michael W. Johnson issued the following statement on today’s introduction of Investing in a New Vision for the…

    Posted 6/3/20 at 2:20 PM

  • NSSGA Commends Policymakers Supporting State DOT Funding Backstop

    May 12, 2020 CONTACT: Chuck Fuqua (703) 526-1095, cfuqua@nssga.org               NSSGA Commends the 137 Members of Congress Supporting State Departments of Transportation Funding Backstop ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs Michele Stanley today issued the following statement commending Congressmen Bob Gibbs (OH-7) and Conor…

    Posted 5/12/20 at 2:21 PM

  • Trump’s 2020 State of the Union – What Might We Hear?

    By Nile Elam NSSGA Director, Government Affairs This evening President Trump will deliver his last State of the Union speech before we hit the highly anticipated 2020 elections in November This speech could not happen at a more surreal time.  If you have watched any part of the news cycle recently, you’ll recall that Trump…

    Posted 2/4/20 at 12:14 PM

  • Tell your Member of Congress to support the ROCKS Act!

    Contact your Representative in Washington here to urge them to support legislation that is important to the aggregates industry. The ROCKS Act establishes a working group of federal, state and local stakeholders to examine the use of aggregates and institute a federal policy to ensure continued access to this essential building resource.  As the assaults on the…

    Posted 1/23/20 at 12:57 AM

  • NSSGA Podcast: There’s a New Congress in Town

    At the start of the 116th Congress next year, the aggregates industry has an opportunity to build strong relationships with both new and returning members of Congress. In this episode of NSSGA’s podcast, Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, highlights the importance of reaching out to new members as they begin their work in…

    Posted 12/13/18 at 11:46 AM

  • WOTUS Replacement Rule Formally Proposed

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its long-awaited proposed rule to replace the deeply flawed 2015 Waters of the U.S. Rule (WOTUS). The comment period does not start until its publication in the federal register but is expected to be at least 60 days. “We are pleased that EPA listened as NSSGA advocated…

    Posted 12/11/18 at 11:41 AM

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