First Look – November 2015

TOP NEWS ConExpo Latin America Has Strong Debut More than 32,000 people attended ConExpo Latin America, walking through 40,000 sq. meters of exhibits from 300 manufacturers; and taking advantage of educational opportunities such as Rock Products’ aggregates seminar. House Committee Approves Transportation Bill The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously approved the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform (STRR) Act of…

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House Committee Passes Transportation Reauthorization

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unanimously approved the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform (STRR) Act of 2015 (H.R. 3763), a bipartisan, six-year surface transportation bill to reauthorize and reform federal highway, transit, and highway safety programs.

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Peter DeFazio

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, detailed at the Rally for Roads new legislation that would save the Highway Trust Fund from insolvency. HR 4848,“The Repeal and Rebuild Act,” is a long-term solution that he said would create American jobs, fix the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, and finally break our transportation funding impasse.…

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