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  • NSSGA Taps Communications Veteran Chuck Fuqua

    ALEXANDRIA, VA, Nov. 13, 2018 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced it has hired Chuck Fuqua as its vice president of communications. Fuqua brings over two decades of experience in communications while working in government, politics and trade associations. At NSSGA, Fuqua will be charged with leading communications efforts to…

    Posted 11/13/18 at 3:25 PM

  • NSSGA Taps Fuqua to Lead the Association’s Communications

    NSSGA has hired Chuck Fuqua to lead communications efforts and represent the aggregates industry and advance its policy positions as the vice president of communications. Fuqua brings more than two decades of leading communications coalitions, policy issue projects and strategic planning across the fields of government, politics and trade associations. “Chuck brings a wealth of…

    Posted 11/13/18 at 3:01 PM

  • How America Voted on Infrastructure

    On Nov. 6, voters across the country decided on hundreds of ballot measures to invest in infrastructure. A majority of California residents voted against repealing the Road Repair and Accountability Act, which is known as Senate Bill 1. The bill was passed in 2017 and raised the user fee on gasoline by 12 cents per gallon….

    Posted 11/7/18 at 4:38 PM

  • What a Democratic House Means for the Aggregates Industry

    The results of the midterm elections are in, and significant changes are coming to Congress, especially to the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee.  After a record number of voters turned out for the 2018 midterm election, and with 20 races still undecided as of the morning of Nov. 7, Democratic candidates won a majority…

    Posted 11/7/18 at 7:48 AM

  • Vote for Transportation Funding

    Voters in several states will see transportation funding initiatives on their ballots on Nov. 6. Faced with significant shortages in federal funding for roads, bridges and highways, many states have put forth measures to address their funding needs. Voters in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Louisiana, Maine, Missouri, Oklahoma and Utah, will all consider transportation funding measures…

    Posted 11/2/18 at 9:55 AM

  • Podcast: Highlights from D.C.

    Influential regulators from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) recently shared updates on the issues that impact the aggregates industry with NSSGA members at the 2018 Legislative Policy & Forum. Listen to highlights from lawmakers and administration officials in this new episode of NSSGA’s podcast. Andrew Wheeler, the EPA’s acting…

    Posted 10/30/18 at 9:24 AM

  • Aggregates Rock the Vote

    There is much at stake for aggregates producers and our economy in this year’s mid-term election. That’s why NSSGA is encouraging all 100,000 aggregates industry employees to get to the polls on election day. Our country needs policymakers who will help fuel and sustain our country’s continued economic recovery by advancing regulatory reform, investing in…

    Posted 10/25/18 at 12:47 PM

  • Administration Continues to Focus on Reforming Regulations

    The Trump administration’s latest regulatory agenda offered encouraging signs for aggregates industry priorities, including the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule, Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Mine Safety Health Administration (MSHA) improvements. The agenda does not include all upcoming and expected actions by federal agencies, but rather provides information on their priorities for the coming…

    Posted 10/23/18 at 12:57 PM

  • Get Prepared for Mid-Term Elections

    According to the Business-Industry Political Action Committee, or BI-PAC, employees said that they were more likely to vote after receiving information about the candidates from their employer and that the information helped them decide who to support. With less than a month left before the important mid-term election, it is imperative that voters get to the polls on…

    Posted 10/17/18 at 11:04 AM

  • Infrastructure Package Docks at the White House

    Today the U.S. Senate approved a reauthorization of the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) by a vote of 99-1, sending the two-year bill to the president’s desk. The bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, S. 3021, is the most sweeping infrastructure package to be considered this Congress. It grows the economy, keeps communities…

    Posted 10/10/18 at 1:11 PM