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Repeal of 2015 Wetlands Proposal Will Help Restore Transportation Project Certainty, ARTBA Says

News (WASHINGTON)— The Trump administration’s repeal of a 2015 proposed rule will help restore clarity to federal wetlands regulations and reduce delays to important transportation projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says. “The regulatory ping-pong on roadside ditches has created vast uncertainty for years [...]

By |2019-09-12T14:57:02+00:00September 12th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Repeal of 2015 Wetlands Proposal Will Help Restore Transportation Project Certainty, ARTBA Says

A U.S. Federal Court Strikes Down Wetlands Proposal for the Second Time in Three Months

News (WASHINGTON)—A federal district judge has ruled an Obama administration-era wetlands regulation fails to comply with the law, handing the 2015 directive its second defeat since May. The decision is a win for the nation’s transportation construction industry, which is fighting the regulation because it could subject roadside ditches [...]

By |2019-08-22T13:12:14+00:00August 22nd, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on A U.S. Federal Court Strikes Down Wetlands Proposal for the Second Time in Three Months

Statement by ARTBA CEO Dave Bauer on Proposed Changes to FMCSA Hours of Service Rule

News (WASHINGTON)— American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Dave Bauer released the following statement regarding the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) proposed changes to the hours of service rule for truckers: “ARTBA applauds FMCSA for proposing long-needed updates to the federal hours [...]

By |2019-08-20T10:16:15+00:00August 20th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Statement by ARTBA CEO Dave Bauer on Proposed Changes to FMCSA Hours of Service Rule

Statement by ARTBA CEO Dave Bauer on Senate Highway Reauthorization Bill

News (WASHINGTON)— American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Dave Bauer released the following statement regarding the Senate Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee’s July 30 approval of a five-year highway reauthorization bill. “The reports of the death of bipartisanship on Capitol Hill have [...]

By |2019-07-30T11:46:26+00:00July 30th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Statement by ARTBA CEO Dave Bauer on Senate Highway Reauthorization Bill

ARTBA Task Force Outlines Policy Priorities for Next Federal Surface Transportation Bill

News (WASHINGTON)— Members of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) are rolling out a comprehensive legislative blueprint with their vision for the future of the U.S. infrastructure network, with emphasis on expanded investments in the National Highway Freight Network. The new 32-page report, “Road to [...]

By |2019-07-25T11:37:54+00:00July 25th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, ARTBA News, Government Affairs|Comments Off on ARTBA Task Force Outlines Policy Priorities for Next Federal Surface Transportation Bill

ARTBA Chairman Bob Alger Calls for Permanent Highway Trust Fund Revenue Solution at House Hearing

News Association Also Voices Support for Transit Capital Investment Program (WASHINGTON)— American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Chairman Bob Alger today called on Congress to increase investment in the transit Capital Investment Program (CIG) but said it is best achieved in the broader context of legislation [...]

By |2019-07-16T12:34:29+00:00July 16th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on ARTBA Chairman Bob Alger Calls for Permanent Highway Trust Fund Revenue Solution at House Hearing

Ad Campaign Targets Key Lawmakers and Highlights Urgent Need for Investment to Modernize Infrastructure

News (WASHINGTON)— The transportation construction industry and business community are launching an ad campaign on two fronts this summer to keep pressure on Congress and the Trump administration for action in 2019 on a permanent Highway Trust Fund (HTF) fix and a new transportation infrastructure package. A [...]

By |2019-06-26T10:06:51+00:00June 26th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Ad Campaign Targets Key Lawmakers and Highlights Urgent Need for Investment to Modernize Infrastructure

ARTBA Applauds U.S. District Court Ruling That Strikes Down 2015 Wetlands Rule

News (WASHINGTON)— A May 28 federal court ruling in the Southern District of Texas striking down the federal government’s 2015 version of the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule is a win for the nation’s transportation construction industry and builders of other much-needed infrastructure, the American Road [...]

By |2019-05-30T13:53:30+00:00May 30th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on ARTBA Applauds U.S. District Court Ruling That Strikes Down 2015 Wetlands Rule

Statement by ARTBA CEO Dave Bauer on Break-Up of White House Infrastructure Meeting 

News (WASHINGTON)— American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Dave Bauer released the following statement regarding the May 22 meeting on infrastructure between President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer: “Sadly, it appears political theatrics won the day. But, [...]

By |2019-05-22T16:05:01+00:00May 22nd, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Statement by ARTBA CEO Dave Bauer on Break-Up of White House Infrastructure Meeting 
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