Tags: Barbara Boxer

Top transportation senators reveal priorities for new highway bill

Apr 11, 2014

Top transportation senators reveal priorities for new highway bill

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) said Thursday that she and three other top transportation senators have “reached an agreement in principle on a transportation bill.” During a press conference, Boxer, who is chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, — ...

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Government shutdown affects transportation projects

Oct 08, 2013

Government shutdown affects transportation projects

The federal government shutdown that began a week ago has already begun to affect transportation construction projects, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. The shutdown resulted in 18,481 furloughed positions in the U.S. Department of Transportation, as well ...

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California Senator Feinstein supports Boxer’s Cemex-blocking bill

May 07, 2013

California Senator Feinstein supports Boxer’s Cemex-blocking bill

Senator Barbara Boxer’s (D-CA) most recent bill to block the proposed Cemex sand and gravel mine in Canyon Country has gained support from Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), The Santa Clarita Valley Signal reported. The bill follows a decade-long battle between Cemex ...

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California Senator Boxer blocks proposed Cemex mine

Apr 19, 2013

California Senator Boxer blocks proposed Cemex mine

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) introduced a bill on Thursday to block the proposed Cemex sand and gravel mine in Canyon Country, the Santa Clarita Valley Signal reported. The Cemex mine would extract 56 million tons of sand and gravel from the ...

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State and Province News May 2012

May 01, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief   Arkansas The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department selected the winning bids on $92.3 million in road projects, including ...

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Treading Water

May 01, 2012

Treading Water

Another short-term extension of the highway bill prevented a shutdown, but the lack of long-term funding continues to undermine the construction industry. By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor Just two days before the latest extension of the current highway bill ...

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State and Province News March 2012

Mar 19, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   California Graniterock once again hosted more than 50 middle school students for a week-long Algebra Academy at its corporate office in ...

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AggBeat

Aug 01, 2011

AggBeat

For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com Funding or Financial Road to Ruin With House and Senate proposals millions of dollars apart, the fight has started. Will it be a ...

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Boxer has big plans for TIGER-like provision in reauthorization

Mar 29, 2010

Senate Environment and Public Works Chairwoman Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) says she plans to include a provision similar to the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program in the bill her panel is drafting, according to a report in Environment and ...

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