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AED to 114th Congress: Responsible Policy Can Be Powerful Medicine

In a letter to the 114th Congress, Associated Equipment Distributors President & CEO Brian P. McGuire is urging swift, bipartisan action to spur economic growth and job creation. More

Highway Trust Fund
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Highway Trust Fund

The Highway Trust Fund is not going broke after all, thanks to a grudging,... More

America: One Big Pothole
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America: One Big Pothole

A former U.S. transportation secretary and congressman took Washington to task for... More

Ideas and Opinions on the Concrete Industry
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Ideas and Opinions on the Concrete Industry

Concrete Construction editor-in-chief Bill Palmer reviews industry events and... More

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Highway Materials Group Lauds Funding Plan

The Highway Materials Group commends Sens. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Robert Corker (R-TN) on their proposal to ensure future funding of the surface transportation system by increasing the federal motor fuels tax by 12 cents. More

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AEM: Restore Section 179 Small Business Expensing

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has called on Congress to restore small business expensing, which allows small business owners – including contractors – to immediately deduct the cost of a qualified investment in the year of purchase rather than through multi-year depreciation. More

News and Opinions from the Editor: Bureaucratic Insipid Mumbo Jumbo
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News and Opinions from the Editor: Bureaucratic Insipid Mumbo Jumbo

CC Editor Bill Palmer comments on the month's industry happenings. More

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63,000 U.S. bridges need structural repair
I Make America Artwork
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I Make America Artwork

During the five days of CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev., more than 1,300... More

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Cement & Concrete Day on the Hill

The second annual Cement & Concrete Day on the Hill brings together representatives from more than a dozen related-industry associations. The goal is to promote the expanded use of cement and concrete in federal infrastructure projects, from highways and bridges to dams and mass transit. More

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