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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 

Statement by ARTBA President Dave Bauer on White House Infrastructure Meeting

News (WASHINGTON)— American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Dave Bauer released the following statement about the April 30 meeting on infrastructure between President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer: “Common ground has always been there for the [...]

By |2019-04-30T15:52:16+00:00April 30th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Statement by ARTBA President Dave Bauer on White House Infrastructure Meeting

Design & Construction of More Forgiving Roadways Will Help Save More Lives & Reduce Injuries, ARTBA Tells Congress

News Increased positive separation needed between workers and motorists on road projects (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) April 9 called for a fundamental shift in how the nation approaches road safety, emphasizing the need to design and build a transportation network that better compensates [...]

By |2019-04-09T17:34:09+00:00April 9th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Design & Construction of More Forgiving Roadways Will Help Save More Lives & Reduce Injuries, ARTBA Tells Congress

“Waters of the U.S.” Regulation Rewrite Will Help Reduce Transportation Project Delays, ARTBA Vice Chair Harwood Says at EPA-Corps Hearing in Kansas City

News (WASHINGTON) - Man-made, roadside ditches provide critical surface drainage that protects the traveling public and should be exempt from federal wetland regulations, American Road & Transportation Builder Association (ARTBA) Vice Chairman David Harwood told a Feb. 27 government hearing. That’s a key reason the association is supporting [...]

By |2019-02-28T08:53:50+00:00February 28th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on “Waters of the U.S.” Regulation Rewrite Will Help Reduce Transportation Project Delays, ARTBA Vice Chair Harwood Says at EPA-Corps Hearing in Kansas City

Statement by ARTBA President & CEO Dave Bauer on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

News (WASHINGTON)— American Road & Transportation Builders Association President & CEO Dave Bauer issued the following statement relating to President Trump’s State of the Union address: “Good public policy is most often achieved when there is common ground. “New public opinion research finds that 90 percent of [...]

By |2019-02-05T21:16:02+00:00February 5th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Statement by ARTBA President & CEO Dave Bauer on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

Poll Shows Strong Partisan Divide on Border Wall Funding, Strong Bipartisan Support for Broad Infrastructure Initiative

News (WASHINGTON)—While a new national poll shows only 43 percent of likely voters support using federal dollars to build “a wall or physical barrier along parts of our southern border to make it harder for people to enter our country illegally,” almost 90 percent believe “the Democratic [...]

By |2019-02-01T11:03:41+00:00February 1st, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Poll Shows Strong Partisan Divide on Border Wall Funding, Strong Bipartisan Support for Broad Infrastructure Initiative

Repeal of Proprietary Products Rule Will Promote Innovation & Provide States More Flexibility, ARTBA Says

News (WASHINGTON) - The repeal of a 103-year old federal procurement rule would remove a major regulatory roadblock and “spur investment in and deployment of new technologies that promise to help advance safety, alleviate traffic congestion and improve our nation’s highways,” the American Road & Transportation Builders Association [...]

By |2019-01-15T18:40:15+00:00January 15th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Repeal of Proprietary Products Rule Will Promote Innovation & Provide States More Flexibility, ARTBA Says

ARTBA Applauds New Trump Administration Wetlands Proposal

(WASHINGTON)— The Trump administration’s Dec. 11 proposed overhaul to portions of the Clean Water Act (CWA) would restore clarity to federal wetlands regulations and help reduce delays to important transportation projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says. At issue is how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of [...]

By |2018-12-11T18:49:48+00:00December 11th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Government Affairs, Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Applauds New Trump Administration Wetlands Proposal
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