NSSGA Applauds President Trump, House Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Schumer on Infrastructure Talks

 

May 1, 2019

Contact: Chuck Fuqua  

(703) 526-1095; cfuqua@nssga.org

ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) President and CEO Michael W. Johnson today issued the statement following yesterday’s infrastructure meeting held at the White House. 

“I applaud the agreement of President Trump, House Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Schumer to have constructive dialogue in reaching an agreement on the size of the infrastructure package to be addressed.

“Establishing a scope of $2 trillion sets the table for addressing the critical aspects of providing the necessary funds to meet the need.  For too long, America’s infrastructure has languished, and the only real hope is a bipartisan solution.  The leadership shown by the President and Congressional Democratic leaders is the bipartisan step forward we need to ultimately deliver results.  The next few weeks will be critical in establishing a consistent commitment to funding infrastructure investment over multiple years.  A sustained funding approach is essential to truly fixing the transportation infrastructure on which we all depend.”

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NSSGA is the leading advocate for the aggregates industry. Its members – stone, sand and gravel producers and the equipment manufacturers and service providers who support them – produce the essential raw materials found in homes, buildings, roads, bridges and public works projects, NSSGA represents more than 90 percent of the crushed stone and 70 percent of the sand and gravel produced annually in the United States. Learn more at www.nssga.org.

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