Tags: Highway Trust Fund

The Impact of Fuel Use Trends on the Highway Trust Fund’s Present and Future – downloadable PDF

Apr 01, 2013

The Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) commissioned the study, "The Impact of Fuel Use Trends on the Highway Trust Fund's Present and Future," through The College of William & Mary's Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy (TJPPP) commissioned a study to ...

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Fuel Use Trends and the Highway Trust Fund

Apr 01, 2013

Fuel Use Trends and the Highway Trust Fund

With looming insolvency, a vehicle mileage-based user fee is a viable, but challenging option for creating revenue. By Tina Grady Barbaccia   Financing scenarios for current and future transportation are challenging with a Highway Trust Fund (HTF) that is always facing insolvency and ...

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AED’s Mack speaks out on deficit-reduction proposal

Feb 22, 2013

AED’s Mack speaks out on deficit-reduction proposal

Two former leaders of the bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform and co-chairs of the Moment of Truth Project, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, released "A Bipartisan Path Forward to Securing America's Future."   The report includes a four-step ...

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AGC: Sequestration threatens federal programs

Feb 19, 2013

AGC: Sequestration threatens federal programs

Congress faces a March 1 deadline to enact or delay sequestration, which will mean spending cuts totaling $85 billion between March 1 and Sept. 30, and $1 trillion throughout the next 10 years, the AGC reports in its Data DIGest. ...

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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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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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Mica says Dem transportation proposal is ‘sad and disappointing’

Jul 11, 2011

Transportation Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-Fla.) released the following statement July 11 in response to Democrat attacks on an outline presented on July 6 by Committee leaders to reauthorize federal transportation programs: “It is disappointing and sad that some Democrats ...

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NSSGA chair: ‘We must take America back’

Apr 07, 2011

The release of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s FY 2012 budget plan comes with mixed emotions in the industry, says the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). Although the organization says it applauds and shares his interest in consolidating ...

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Editorial

Apr 01, 2011

Another Road to Reauthorization By Therese Dunphy Garth Brooks, Lady Gaga, and Britney Spears all performed while the construction industry flocked to Las Vegas for ConExpo-Con/Agg 2011, but the most entertaining show may have been Steve Forbes’ keynote address during the National ...

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DataMining March 2011

Mar 03, 2011

DataMining March 2011

AggMan Index essentially flat for the month Over the past month, the S&P 500 posted an increase of about 1 percent to an indexed value of 116.5, and the broader markets crossed several key momentum barriers with the Dow Jones Industrial ...

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AggBeat

Oct 01, 2010

For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com Is Obama’s $50 billion infrastructure proposal just a shot of adrenaline? The proposal would address “long-overdue” infrastructure investments, but new transportation bill still ...

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House passes second spending bill for fiscal 2011

Aug 02, 2010

The House of Representatives passed the second fiscal 2011spending bill on July 29, mostly along party lines, according to a National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Washington Watch & eDigest report. With a vote of 251-167, legislators ...

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