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Follow developments in legislation, court rulings, and more for the construction industry on the local, state and federal levels.



Several West Virginia Projects Part of Federal Water Infrastructure Measures

Congress is closer to sending a measure to President Biden for his signature that would perform work on various water projects across the country, including several in West Virginia. Senators overwhelmingly passed the Water Resources Development Act July 25 that authorizes the U.S....


AEM Applauds Passage of Historic Investment in Domestic Semiconductor Production

Kip Eideberg, senior vice president of government and industry relations for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the CHIPS and Science Act, sending it to President Biden's desk for signature....


Ohio's Davidson Visits Company Wrench

Company Wrench hosted United States Congressman Warren Davidson (Ohio's 8th District) at its Monroe, Ohio, facility on June 28. Davidson's district includes Hamilton, Fairfield, Middletown, Springfield, Eaton, Greenville, Piqua and Troy....


Biden PLAs, Apprenticeship Mandates Meet Industry Opposition

The Biden administration has a plan to create a highly skilled diverse workforce to complete infrastructure projects over the next decade. It involves diverting federal funds toward contractors and grant applicants who partner with labor organizations....


Delaware Governor Signs Record $1.4B Infrastructure Bond Bill into Law

Delaware Gov. John Carney signed a state-record $1.4 billion capital budget for fiscal 2023 on June 28 that will fund various construction, planning and repair projects for Delaware's infrastructure, buildings and grounds in all three of its counties....


Arizona Officials Allocate $18B, New Construction Included

PHOENIX (AP) Arizona's legislature approved a bipartisan $18 billion spending plan early recently that will make substantial investments in building new highways in the region. Lawmakers in the House and Senate ended a months-long impasse, working through the night to approve the budget....


Vehicle Fueling Future — Will Jobs Follow Fed EV Infrastructure Blueprint?

In June, the FHWA released a blueprint for states to develop half a million charging stations, part of the Biden administration's goal of moving from gas- to electric-powered vehicles. The White House believes that in the process the plan will create jobs for steelworkers, electrical workers and laborers to build, install and maintain the network....


Association of Equipment Manufacturers Applauds Passage of Ocean Shipping Reform Act

Kip Eideberg, senior vice president of government and industry relations for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve S.3580, the Ocean Shipping Reform Act....


Grove TTS9000-2 Truck Crane Brings All-Wheel Steering to Nimble, Lightweight Carrier

Manitowoc has expanded its Grove truck crane offering with the new four-axle TTS9000-2, boasting all-wheel steering and an impressively long boom on a lightweight carrier. Much of the improved design comes from Manitowoc's Voice of the Customer process, which uses consumer insights to improve engineering work and product development....


President Joe Biden, U.S. Senator Rob Portman Receive ARTBA's Highest Honor

President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) are the 2022 recipients of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association's (ARTBA) highest honor — the "ARTBA Award."The award was given May 17 in Washington, D.C., during ARTBA's 2022 Federal Issues Program and Transportation Construction Coalition's (TCC) Fly-In....







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