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  • Podcast: Infrastructure Week Hits the Capitol

    Members of Congress and the Highway Materials Group held a press conference on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol that focused on the impact of a strong federal investment in our nation’s infrastructure. In this episode of NSSGA’s podcast, listen to Reps. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Rodney Davis, R-Ill., talk about need to increase the…

    Posted 5/21/19 at 5:23 PM

  • A Bill to Increase Fuel User Fees

    Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee’s Subcommittee on Trade, introduced a bill which would, according to Politico, raise the federal user fee on gasoline by 5 cents a year over five years. Blumenauer, a featured speaker at the Highway Materials Group’s Infrastructure Week press conference, introduced the legislation one…

    Posted 5/21/19 at 5:05 PM

  • President Trump and Congressional Democratic Leaders to Meet Again on Infrastructure Wednesday, May 22

    Reports have begun to surface that President Trump is set to meet House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and possibly others to discuss funding options.  The meeting is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, May 22.  The leaders last met on April 30 at the White House, where they agreed to address an Infrastructure…

    Posted 5/17/19 at 3:41 PM

  • Awards Application Deadline Extended: Friday, May 31

    To give members a little while longer to submit any incomplete applications, NSSGA has extended the Awards of Excellence application deadline by two weeks until Friday, May 31.         The extension comes as NSSGA members have been advocating loudly for their businesses and our industry during National Infrastructure Week. Many met with…

    Posted 5/17/19 at 10:30 AM

  • NSSGA Earns Creative Awards

    NSSGA’s magazine, annual report and marketing efforts were recognized with communication and marketing industry awards for creativity. The Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media. Hermes Creative Awards recognizes outstanding work in the industry while promoting the philanthropic nature of…

    Posted 5/16/19 at 4:58 PM

  • Highway Materials Group Sponsors TV Ad Buy in Push for Infrastructure Funding

    Life Won’t Wait…We all feel the crunch of an infrastructure that has not kept up with the demands of our daily lives. “Life Won’t Wait” is the title of a tv commercial the Highway Materials Group is sponsoring to run from May 12-23, calling for Washington to fund infrastructure investment now. Working closely with the American…

    Posted 5/14/19 at 5:13 PM

  • NSSGA Chairman, Members of Congress Talk Solutions

    Today, members of Congress and the Highway Materials Group held a press conference on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol that focused on the impact of a strong federal investment in our nation’s infrastructure. Reps. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., chairman of the Ways & Means Committee’s Tax Policy Subcommittee, and Rodney Davis, R-Ill., ranking member of…

    Posted 5/14/19 at 5:03 PM

  • Leadership Advice from Young Executives

    More than 300 people attended the 2019 Young Leaders Annual Meeting in Hilton Head, S.C. In this episode of NSSGA’s podcast, four Young Leaders discuss the best leadership advice they received and try to use in their careers. Listen to Aaron Ozinga, president of Ozinga Materials and Logistics; Brian Mahavier, vice president of business development…

    Posted 5/10/19 at 1:52 PM

  • Mike Johnson Talks Trump’s Infrastructure Meeting on Radio Media Tour

    Last week, Mike Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO, appeared on the Quad City’s WCCI-FM ,WCSM-AM in Celina, Ohio, and Wenatchee’s KORE-FM to talk about the costs of our poor infrastructure and to give his thoughts on President Trump’s Infrastructure meeting with Congressional Democratic Leadership. “The cost of doing nothing is too great to ignore, and…

    Posted 5/7/19 at 4:10 PM

  • Largest Young Leaders Annual Meeting Ever

    More than 300 people attended the 2019 Young Leaders Annual Meeting in Hilton Head, S.C., this week. The three-day program featured CEOs of aggregates companies and special guests who imparted life lessons and leadership advice to the largest group of Young Leaders ever to attend the meeting. “It’s remarkable that we’re here in Hilton Head…

    Posted 5/3/19 at 4:43 PM

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