How Biden Plan Could Impact Manufacturers

President Biden released his much-anticipated American Jobs Plan during a speech in Pittsburgh. The massive $2.25 trillion economic package includes $1.3 trillion for infrastructure spending and another $980 billion in investments in R&D, workforce development, manufacturing and eldercare. A number of specific policy proposals included in the eight-year spending initiative could impact equipment manufacturers. 

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North Dakota’s Major Urban Roads in Poor Condition

While recent increases in state transportation funding have started to provide local governments in North Dakota some assistance in addressing their transportation needs, the state will face challenges in maintaining and improving road and bridge conditions, safety and reliability without additional transportation funding. Increased investment in transportation improvements at the local, state and federal levels could improve road and bridge…

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The Biden Proposal

April 2, 2021 – President Joe Biden’s eight-year infrastructure plan is nothing if not ambitious. The proposal – part of The American Jobs Plan – would spend $621 billion on roads, bridges, public transit, rail, ports, waterways, airports and electric vehicles in the service of improving air quality, reducing congestion and limiting greenhouse gas emissions. I like roads and bridges part of…

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NSSGA Applauds Representatives Asking for State DOT Relief

A bipartisan House Dear Colleague letter highlighting needed relief for state Departments of Transportation (DOTs), and the related infrastructure projects they implement, was led by Rep. Connor Lamb (D-Pa.), Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio), Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.) and Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.) The letter included a total of 47 signatures.

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Biden Seeks $621 Billion for Infrastructure

In advance of his speech on infrastructure, CNN released details of the Biden administration’s infrastructure proposal. Funding improvements to roads, bridges, railways and other infrastructure has been a central piece of Biden’s recovery plans. He has said that it will create “really good-paying jobs” and help the nation compete better.

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Biden Infrastructure Plan Comes This Week

March 29, 2021 – According to Politico, President Joe Biden is set to roll out his infrastructure plan in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, laying out details for a package that is about much, much more than just transportation. Roads, bridges, rail and transit remain at the center of it, though. Early reports suggest that the first part of the possible $3 trillion…

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NSSGA Urges Support by House Members on Dear Colleague for State DOT Issue

National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) President and CEO Michael Johnson issued the following statement commending Reps. Carbajal (D-Calif.), Gibbs (R-Ohio), Katko (R-N.Y.) and Lamb (D-Pa.) for their recent bipartisan House Dear Colleague letter that garners support for state Departments of Transportation (DOTs) agencies and the related infrastructure projects they implement. 

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