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ARTBA Issues Statement on House Passage of Infrastructure Bill

News ARTBA Statement on House Passage of Infrastructure Bill WASHINGTON—American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Dave Bauer issued the following statement about House passage of the Moving Forward Act: “The nation’s economic recovery post-coronavirus would receive a huge long-term boost with the passage [...]

By |2020-07-01T17:30:39+00:00July 1st, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on ARTBA Issues Statement on House Passage of Infrastructure Bill

ARTBA Issues Statement on House Committee Mark-up of “INVEST in America” Act

News ARTBA Issues Statement on House Committee Mark-up of “INVEST in America” Act WASHINGTON - The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee June 18 approved the “INVEST in America Act,” a surface transportation legislative proposal that calls for spending $494 billion over five-years to repair the nation’s roads, [...]

By |2020-06-19T14:06:08+00:00June 19th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on ARTBA Issues Statement on House Committee Mark-up of “INVEST in America” Act

ARTBA Foundation Hall of Fame Class: Two Highway Contractors, Former U.S. DOT Secretary & Engineering Family

News ARTBA Foundation Hall of Fame Class: Two Highway Contractors, Former U.S. DOT Secretary & Engineering Family  (WASHINGTON) – Peter Kiewit, Jim Peterson, Norm Mineta and the Roebling Family are the 2020 inductees into the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s Transportation Development Hall of Fame. [...]

By |2020-06-15T12:19:42+00:00June 15th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on ARTBA Foundation Hall of Fame Class: Two Highway Contractors, Former U.S. DOT Secretary & Engineering Family

Federal Court’s Slap-Down of Proposed Workplace Mandate Helps Industry Protect Workers, ARTBA Says

News Federal Court’s Slap-Down of Proposed Workplace Mandate Helps Industry Protect Workers, ARTBA Says  WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) is entitled to “considerable deference” in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a June 11 federal appeals court decision. The ruling assures that the [...]

By |2020-06-12T13:08:18+00:00June 12th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on Federal Court’s Slap-Down of Proposed Workplace Mandate Helps Industry Protect Workers, ARTBA Says

First-of-its-Kind Dashboard Tool Highlights Benefits of Federal Highway Investment

News First-of-its-Kind Dashboard Tool Highlights Benefits of Federal Highway Investment  National and state-by-state available: artbahighwaydashboard.org WASHINGTON – States leveraged $31 billion in federal funds to advance $66.5 billion in highway improvements during fiscal year (FY) 2018, according to an interactive tool that for the first time provides [...]

By |2020-06-10T09:01:29+00:00June 10th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on First-of-its-Kind Dashboard Tool Highlights Benefits of Federal Highway Investment

Multi-Year Highway & Transit Bill an Elixir for Ailing U.S. Economy, ARTBA Chairman Tells Senate Committee

News Multi-Year Highway & Transit Bill an Elixir for Ailing U.S. Economy, ARTBA Chairman Tells Senate Committee WASHINGTON—A long-term federal transportation infrastructure investment bill will help drive the nation’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Chairman Steve McGough said in [...]

By |2020-06-04T08:36:33+00:00June 4th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on Multi-Year Highway & Transit Bill an Elixir for Ailing U.S. Economy, ARTBA Chairman Tells Senate Committee

ARTBA Issues Statement on House “INVEST in America” Act

News ARTBA Issues Statement on House “INVEST in America” Act WASHINGTON – The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee has released the “INVEST in America Act,” a surface transportation legislative proposal that calls for spending $494 billion over five-years to repair the nation’s roads, bridges, rail and public [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:07:10+00:00June 3rd, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on ARTBA Issues Statement on House “INVEST in America” Act

Reject Effort to Force Universal COVID-19 Safety Standard on OSHA, ARTBA Tells Federal Court

News Reject Effort to Force Universal COVID-19 Safety Standard on OSHA, ARTBA Tells Federal Court WASHINGTON – Requiring the federal government to impose a single, emergency standard for coping with COVID-19 is misguided because workers are better protected from the virus by construction industry best practices rather [...]

By |2020-06-01T17:26:57+00:00June 1st, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on Reject Effort to Force Universal COVID-19 Safety Standard on OSHA, ARTBA Tells Federal Court

ARTBA Foundation Announces Financial Assistance to 11 Children of Fallen Highway Workers

News ARTBA Foundation Announces Financial Assistance to 11 Children of Fallen Highway Workers (WASHINGTON) - Eleven children of highway workers who were killed or permanently disabled on the job will receive post-high school financial assistance for the 2020-21 school year from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s [...]

By |2020-05-26T14:13:36+00:00May 26th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on ARTBA Foundation Announces Financial Assistance to 11 Children of Fallen Highway Workers
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