Public Officials

Letter to Senate HELP Committee on Moshe Marvit's Nomination for the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

On behalf of the 450 members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I write to express our strong opposition of Moshe Marvit’s nomination for the open seat on the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission. Having failed to be approved for this seat twice previously, and with a biased track record against industry operators, we do not believe Mr. Marvit is fit to serve in this position.

RCC Letter to President Biden on STB Chairman and Member Renominations

The undersigned organizations representing the Rail Customer Coalition (RCC) urge the renomination of Surface Transportation Board (STB) Chairman Martin Oberman and Member Patrick Fuchs. The RCC is a collection of trade associations representing a broad cross-section of manufacturing, agricultural, energy and other industries that depend on the railroads to deliver reliable and affordable service so our members can remain competitive in the global market. Our members collectively provide more than 7 million jobs and produce more than $4.8 trillion in economic output.

Letter to Senate EPW Supporting Shailen Bhatt to Lead the FHWA

On behalf of the 400 members of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), I am writing to share our support for Shailen Bhatt’s nomination to lead the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The work of this committee over the past years to craft and advance responsible surface transportation reauthorizations, which were incorporated as the base of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), has given FHWA a historic opportunity to improve our infrastructure that betters the lives of every American.

MSHA Assistant Secretary Tours First Aggregates Quarry

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) organized a day-long tour for the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) Assistant Secretary, Chris Williamson along with seven other Department of Labor/MSHA staff at Luck Stone’s Bull Run facility in Virginia. This was the Assistant Secretary’s first tour of an aggregates quarry and his first mine tour since starting at MSHA. This was followed by the first NSSGA-MSHA Alliance working meeting.


NSSGA Welcomes the Confirmation Hearing For Mayor Buttigieg as Next Secretary of the Department of Transportation

NSSGA welcomes the Commerce Committee’s confirmation hearing for Mayor Pete Buttigieg as the next Secretary of the Department of Transportation (DOT). The association states it is reassuring that a pivotal cabinet position as significant as this one is given the consideration and urgency to move through Congress and help the Biden Administration begin the task of leading our Nation’s infrastructure and transportation policies.



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