Federal Court Decision Clears the Way for Faster Transportation Improvements

A major court decision has given every state in the country a clear understanding of how far federal jurisdiction extends over the nation’s water bodies, eliminating potentially costly delays in transportation system upgrades, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). 

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NSSGA Convention Goes Virtual This Week

March 2, 2021 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) 2021 Annual Convention is being held via a digital platform this year, providing an opportunity for its members to participate from wherever they work or reside. Originally scheduled for March 2021 in Atlanta, NSSGA worked with representatives across its leadership, membership and stakeholders to make the decision to conduct its annual meeting digitally,…

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AGG1 Kicks Off in Virtual Format

Feb. 22, 2021 – In his opening address to the virtual AGG1 show, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) President and CEO Michael Johnson emphasized connectivity, and adopting a mindset of change with regard to industry outreach and education. “We have to change,” he said, noting that COVID-19 has changed the way we interact with each other. “We’ve got to go to you where…

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Virtual AGG1 on Tap Next Week

Feb. 18, 2021 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) AGG1 Academy will be held via a digital platform Feb. 22-24, providing an opportunity for members to participate from wherever they work or reside. The association’s annual convention will be held March 8-9, also in digital format. Originally scheduled for March 2021 in Atlanta, NSSGA worked with representatives across its leadership, membership and stakeholders to make the decision to conduct its…

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COVID-Relief Package Details

Feb. 15, 2021 – According to the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), Democratic House Leaders have drafted and advanced through nine different markups of the legislative text of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package. While hundreds of amendments have been offered to this massive bill, all but one has fallen on a partisan vote, showcasing the tight grip the Speaker and…

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NSSGA Applauds Introduction of the ROCKS Act

Reps. Greg Stanton (D-Ariz.) and Troy Balderson (R-Ohio) have reintroduced the Rebuilding Our Communities by Keeping aggregates Sustainable (ROCKS) Act H.R. 611. The ROCKS Act establishes a working group of federal, state and local stakeholders to examine the use of aggregates and institute a federal policy to ensure continued access to these essential materials. 

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