NSSGA and Coalition Partners

WAC Letter to FOIA Request Service Center Regarding Records Related to Implementation of the Revised Definition of “Waters of the United States”

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), 5 U.S.C. § 552, as amended, and the Department of Defense FOIA Regulations found at 32 C.F.R. Part 286, the Waters Advocacy Coalition (“WAC”), is requesting copies of documents related to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) and the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) implementation of the revised rules concerning the definition of “Waters of the United States”.

Coalition Letter to Congressional Leadership on H.R. 5779 the Fiscal Commission Act and S. 3262 the Fiscal Stability Act

Congress has an opportunity to initiate a focused and tangible effort to help fortify the U.S. economy through enactment of H.R. 5779 the Fiscal Commission Act and its Senate companion bill S. 3262, The Fiscal Stability Act. With the national debt topping $34 trillion, the House Budget Committee, on January 18th, took a critical step forward, advancing the legislation with bipartisan support. The undersigned organizations ask that fiscal commission legislation (H.R. 5779/S.

Jobs and Careers Coalition Letter to House Leadership on H.R. 6585, the Bipartisan Workforce Pell Act

I write on behalf of the Jobs and Careers Coalition to express our strong support for H. R. 6585, the Bipartisan Workforce Pell Act, expanding the federal Pell Grant program to provide financial aid for learners in short, job-focused postsecondary education and training programs. The Jobs and Careers Coalition is a Washington-based business group focused on job training and workforce development.

Coalition Letter to Congress on FHWA's Greenhouse Gas Performance Measure Regulation

Thank you for your commitment to conducting oversight of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). To that end, the undersigned organizations support congressional efforts to halt the greenhouse gas performance measure regulation finalized Nov. 23 by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The IIJA represents the most significant infusion of investment in the nation’s infrastructure since the development of the Interstate Highway System in the mid-1950’s.

Coalition Letter to Congressional Leadership Supporting Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act

We, the undersigned organizations, representing hundreds of thousands of businesses who collectively employ tens of millions of Americans in all sectors of the U.S. economy, urge Congress to immediately enact the pro-growth Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act. Tax policy plays a critical role in the ability of American businesses to thrive, create jobs in the U.S., and effectively compete in today’s global economy.

Jobs and Careers Coalition Letter to House Committee on Education and the Workforce Supporting H.R. 6655, A Stronger Workforce for America Act

We the undersigned members of the Jobs and Careers Coalition write to express our enthusiastic support for H.R. 6655, A Stronger Workforce for America Act, reauthorizing and reforming the nation’s public workforce system. In an era of partisan rancor and congressional gridlock, we applaud the Committee on Education and the Workforce for this bipartisan proposal – an important step forward for American workers and the American economy. The Jobs and Careers Coalition is a Washington-based business group focused on job training and workforce development.

Construction Coalition Letter to Congress Supporting the Fair and Open Competition Act and Opposing Executive Order 14063

On Dec. 22, 2023, the Biden administration published a final rule, Federal Acquisition Regulation: Use of Project Labor Agreements for Federal Construction Projects, implementing President Joe Biden’s Executive Order 14063, which requires federal construction contracts of $35 million or more to be subjected to anti-competitive and inflationary project labor agreements.

WAC Letter to Corps on the Interim Draft of the National Ordinary High Water Mark Field Delineation Manual for Rivers and Streams

The Waters Advocacy Coalition (“WAC” or “Coalition”) offers the following comments on the Interim Draft of the National Ordinary High Water Mark Field Delineation Manual for Rivers and Streams (“Draft Manual”). WAC represents a large cross-section of America’s construction, transportation, real estate, mining, manufacturing, forestry, agriculture, energy, wildlife conservation, and public health and safety sectors—all of which are vital to a thriving economy and provide much-needed jobs.

Comments to Congress on the Proposed EPA Particulate Matter Standard

On behalf of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) and the Portland Cement Association (PCA), we write to you today regarding our deep concern over the proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) particulate matter (PM) standard that is expected to lower the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) particulate matter standard (PM 2.5) from its current level of 12.0 micrograms per cubic meter of air (µg/m3) to within the range of 8.0 to 11.0 µg/m3.

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