Letters

NSSGA and Others Urge Congress to Authorize Airport Improvement Grants

The organizations signed below urge Congress to take immediate action to help mitigate the adverse effects COVID-19 has had on the aviation industry. Specifically, Congress should authorize an additional $10 billion in Airport Improvement Grants (AIP) to help continue airport capital projects and programs that are currently underway, including facility projects that are mission critical to the operation of the airport.

NSSGA Joins Request for Credit and Tax Leniency for all Businesses

As America confronts COVID-19, it is critical that any fiscal and economic response to help businesses survive the crisis match the scale and intensity of the steps being taken to end the pandemic. Schools, workplaces, and entire industries have been closed in an effort to slow the spread of the disease. These steps are unprecedented, as is the speed and severity of the economic collapse they have precipitated. 

 

NSSGA Supports FRACK Sand Producers

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) and its Industrial Sand Division, we are writing to express our strong support for FRACK sand and the companies that produce it be included in Administration or legislative action to provide relief to the U.S. shale oil industry.

 

NSSGA Supports the Nomination of Katharine Macgregor

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I am writing to express our strong support for the nomination of Katharine MacGregor to be the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI). 

 

NSSGA Supports USMCA

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I am writing to express our strong support for H.R. 5430, to implement the Agreement between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada (USMCA). I applaud your leadership to reach consensus and move the USMCA trade agreement which will improve our economy that engages in over $1.4 trillion in trade with our North American partners.

 

NSSGA, HMG Advocate for Infrastructure in Spending Bills

On behalf of the Highway Materials Group (HMG), we write to thank you for your hard work to finalize negotiations on Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 appropriations and express our gratitude for enacting H.R. 1158 and H.R. 1865, which provide robust funding to advance our nation’s infrastructure.

NSSGA Supports ESA Reforms

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I am writing to express our strong support for the 18 bills recently introduced that bring needed and common-sense reforms to the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Our members care deeply about the environment and often establish critical habitats and other enhancements on their sites that benefit local species and promote biodiversity.

NSSGA, Infrastructure Working Group Push for Infrastructure Investment

As a participant of the Infrastructure Working Group, we urge bipartisan action to address our nation’s long-standing infrastructure deficit. As this challenge persists and worsens, we encourage you to move a long-term, robustly funded surface transportation reauthorization ahead of the September 30, 2020 deadline in order to avoid costly delays that slow construction schedules and make important projects more costly and more difficult to complete.

 

NSSGA Supports Eugene Scalia for Secretary of Labor

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I am writing to express our strong support for the confirmation of Eugene Scalia to be the Secretary of Labor. Mr.

NSSGA Opposes The "Buffalo Tract Protection Act"

On behalf of the over 400-members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I am writing to express our strong opposition to H.R. 2640, the “Buffalo Tract Protection Act” as it would permanently ban aggregate production in areas of central New Mexico—severely limiting critical resources needed in the construction of infrastructure and public works projects for this growing region. 

 

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