Construction Industry Seeks One-Year Delay in Silica Dust Rule

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA ARTBA and 24 other construction industry trade groups are asking the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for a one-year delay in the scheduled June 23 effective date of new limits on allowable worker exposure...

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Highway Trust Fund Fix Focus of May ARTBA & Industry Events

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The annual ARTBA Federal Issues Program (FIP) and Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) Fly-In, scheduled May 16-18 in the Nation’s Capital, are more important than ever this year. President Donald Trump and his team are...

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Two Congressional Proposals Would Increase Gas Tax

By Dean Franks, vice president of congressional affairs, ARTBA Two long-time House transportation leaders have once again introduced legislation to boost federal highway and transit investment. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), Ranking Member of the House Transportation...

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