Blog | December 07, 2018
Infrastructure is Critical to Nation’s Success, Says Aggregates Association CEO

Michael Johnson has a long and influential career in the trade association and advocacy arenas, from leading policy efforts for homebuilders and beverage wholesalers, to serving as president and CEO of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). Across the United States, NSSGA members represent 90 percent of the

Blog | November 26, 2018
Cement Producers CEO to Elected Leaders: Stop Dilly-Dallying on Infrastructure

The drumbeat for action by elected leaders to increase investment in the nation’s infrastructure and transportation system continues to build. In this newest Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) Coalition podcast, Portland Cement Association (PCA) President and CEO Michael Ireland emphasizes that all great civilizations do two things — protect their

Blog | October 31, 2018
Mississippi’s Worsening Roads & Closure of Local Bridges Are a Lesson for Prioritizing Infrastructure

Part Two of a Two-Part Series In Mississippi, the condition of aged local bridges has crystallized the need for regional and national infrastructure resources and dedicated funding, but it is also becoming a tale of two cities: lawmakers in a state capital in the Deep South struggling to improve a

Blog | October 17, 2018
Crumbling Bridges in Mississippi: How Declining Infrastructure Has Rippling Effects

Part One of a Two-Part Series Aging bridges in Mississippi prove how much infrastructure is a bread-and-butter issue. More than half of the population lives in rural areas, and the state is among the poorest in the nation, having received between $2 and $3 for every dollar it sends to

Blog | October 01, 2018
ATM & AGC Turn Up the Volume in Latest Video About Infrastructure

America’s once-world-leading transportation system of roads and bridges was built 70 years ago, but designed to last around 50, Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Vice President of Public Affairs & Strategic Initiatives Brian Turmail pointed out in a recent radio interview on the nationally syndicated Josh Tolley Show. Turmail’s interview was part

Blog | September 16, 2018
Equipment Manufacturers Govt Affairs Pro Brings Infrastructure Message to Radio

Kip Eideberg, VP of Public Affairs & Advocacy for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), recently spoke with Karl Magenhofer of WSVA Radio — which reaches the Central Shenandoah Valley area of Virginia — about the importance of the nation’s transportation system and the vital need to invest now in

Blog | August 03, 2018
Aggregates Exec Michael Johnson Says Shuster Draft Discussion Can Open Up Infrastructure Talks

National Stone Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) President and CEO Michael Johnson said he welcomes House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster’s (R-PA) discussion draft of a legislative proposal to modernize America’s transportation system. Johnson spoke last week with the Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) Coalition on the heels

Blog | July 30, 2018
Ed Talks: America’s Infrastructure Gets the Howard Stern Treatment

A friend of mine was commuting home last week when he heard The Howard Stern Show play a clip of me speaking about the poor condition of U.S. roads. It was an irrefutable sign that fixing and modernizing the nation’s transportation network are no longer just inside-the-Beltway issues. They are

Blog, Press Release | July 25, 2018
ATM Coalition Statement on Chairman Shuster’s Infrastructure Modernization Proposal

Release of Discussion Draft Continues Momentum For Congressional Action Contact: sday AT uschamber DOT com ATM, 202.463.5682 Wednesday, July 25, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) Coalition issued the following statement today regarding the release of House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster’s (R-PA) discussion

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Dec 7th, 2018
Infrastructure is Critical to Nation’s Success, Says Aggregates Association CEO

Nov 26th, 2018
Cement Producers CEO to Elected Leaders: Stop Dilly-Dallying on Infrastructure

Oct 31st, 2018
Mississippi’s Worsening Roads & Closure of Local Bridges Are a Lesson for Prioritizing Infrastructure