Tags: House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Rep. Shuster wants Transportation Committee to pass transportation bill by August

Jan 16, 2014

Rep. Shuster wants Transportation Committee to pass transportation bill by August

Can a new transportation bill hit the House floor by August? Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) seems to think so. Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said during a committee hearing on Tuesday that he wants the new transportation ...

Read More...

AggMan of the Year 2013

Dec 01, 2013

AggMan of the Year 2013

Rod Martin shows that family business leaders can have a big impact on state and national issues.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief   As a third generation leader of Bechtelsville, Pa.-based Martin Stone Quarries, Inc., Rod Martin grew up in the industry. He worked ...

Read More...

Why gas prices have spiked – American Maritime Partnership

Feb 27, 2013

In a letter to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the American Maritime Partnership (AMP) outlined the reasons for recent spikes in gasoline prices, noting that the cost of shipping has no impact on the price at the pump.    To ...

Read More...

The Shuster Years, Part 2

Nov 28, 2012

The Shuster Years, Part 2

When I learned that Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) would serve as the next chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (for more on Shuster's appointment, click here), I was quickly reminded of another Shuster to fill that spot ...

Read More...

Pa. Congressman Altmire supports passenger rail funding

Oct 01, 2011

U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (Pa.-04), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, is publicly lauding that private funding had been secured for a commuter rail line in western Pennsylvania. Congressman Altmire has been a strong supporter of the passenger ...

Read More...

AggBeat

Dec 01, 2010

AggBeat

A day at the quarry By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor More than 50 Helm Group (Conmat Inc.) volunteers helped Freeport, Ill.-based Dwyer Quarry put on its second annual Quarry Day on Sept. 18. The event is designed to provide ...

Read More...

Oberstar ousted, Chip Cravaack takes over

Nov 03, 2010

It looks like it's out with the old and in with the new. After serving eighteen terms, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Sen. James "Jim" Oberstar (D-Minn.) has lost to Republican Chip Cravaack. Oberstar lost by just more than 4,000 votes, ...

Read More...

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 ...

Read More...

AggBeat

Sep 01, 2010

AggBeat

For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com   Stone mining exempt from mine safety bill By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor After another tragic coal mine explosion, the aggregates industry ...

Read More...

Knife River CEO: ‘A need for real jobs meeting real needs’

Jul 29, 2010

National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) Chairman Bill Schneider, president and CEO of Knife River Corp., testified July 27 before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on the status of the stimulus and impacts on the aggregates industry. Schneider ...

Read More...

SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW

advertisement

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

BLOG

advertisement
advertisement