NSSGA Applauds Introduction of PAVE Act

Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Pa.), along with Reps. Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) and Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.) introduced the bipartisan Providing Assistance for Vital Enhancements (PAVE) Act, legislation to authorize an additional $18 billion in emergency funding for state Departments of Transportation (DOT). “Too many critical infrastructure projects in Pennsylvania have been delayed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Lamb. “Congress…

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What’s Under Construction?

May 3, 2021 – Since the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad in 1869, the first megaproject in U.S. history, crews around the nation have always eyed making the country’s infrastructure better and more efficient. ConExpo-Con/Agg 365 recently ranked the top five infrastructure projects currently underway in the United States. Hint: there’s a lot of transit on the list. Check out the…

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Let’s Talk New Money

April 27, 2021 – Catherine Rampell, writing for The Arizona Evening Star, analyzed the GOP infrastructure proposal and said, “See, the White House proposal had been framed as new infrastructure money, on top of whatever the government was already expected to spend on roads, bridges, airports, broadband, etc., if existing laws and programs continue without changes. The Republican plan, by contrast, takes credit for all…

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Senators Propose $15 Billion to Address Highway Inequities

U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), along with Sens. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.), introduced legislation to reconnect and revitalize areas that were harmed by the construction of the Interstate Highway System.

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AEM Commits to Transformational Investment in U.S. Infrastructure

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced its commitment to a set of national policy priorities to revitalize the infrastructure systems that move the American economy. The announcement comes as the Brookings Institution published its new report outlining a new affirmative vision for U.S. infrastructure titled “Rebuild With Purpose: An Affirmative Vision for 21st Century American Infrastructure.” 

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