Highway Bill is First Step in National Infrastructure ConversationBy Jason Langford
Article Date: 08-01-2012
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AED lobbying and grassroots work finally paid off, and now, it's back to work again.
On July 6, 2012, President Obama officially put an end to the battle for a new surface transportation law, inking his signature to the congressional conference committee report for the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) (H.R. 4348). The new law comes nearly three years, 10 extensions, and more than 1,000 days since the expiration of the last highway statute, ending a tumultuous period of intense lobbying by AED and our construction industry allies.
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