IIJA: State by State

Nov. 19, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Transportation released state-by-state fact sheets that highlight how the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) will deliver for communities across the country by repairing roads and bridges, improving transportation options, building a national network of chargers to accelerate the adoption of EVs, upgrading our nation’s airports and ports, and much more. 

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Biden Signs Infrastructure Bill

Nov. 15, 2021 – In a ceremony that took place at the White House today, President Biden signed into law the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill that finally passed Congress after months of negotiations. “This bill marks an inflection point for us as a nation,” Biden said. “Things are going to turn around in a big way.” Biden has named…

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The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: An Analysis

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), passed Nov. 5, is the most important piece of transportation legislation since the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956. Here are some key highlights about what is included in the legislation and how funding will flow to each state, courtesy of Michele Stanley, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA) vice president of government and regulatory affairs.

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House Passes Historic Infrastructure Bill

The House of Representatives, late on Friday, Nov. 5, passed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), ending months of in-fighting and political intrigue over the issue. The tally on the infrastructure bill was 228-206, with only 13 Republicans supporting the measure. Six Democrats voted no as well.

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Important Infrastructure Update

Sept. 29, 2021 – Despite what you might be reading in the national news media, the infrastructure bill winding its way through Congress is not dead in the water and being held hostage by both far-left and far-right detractors on either side of the aisle. Information filtering out of Washington this morning indicates that the bill will come to the floor…

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The Battle Goes On

Sept. 28, 2021 – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s legislative team, in a morning panel discussion at its Legislative & Policy Forum, emphasized that the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package before Congress is more than 80% devoted to traditional infrastructure, contrary to the talking points of many Republican legislators. In an ironic twist, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) spoke to the group right…

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