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Arra Money To Build Fire Stations

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said that more than $11.9 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds will be used for fire station construction grants

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Builder Confidence Declines In June

Snapping a string of two consecutive monthly gains, builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes fell back to February levels, before the beginning of the home buyer tax credit-related surge

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Artba'S Ruane Warns Bridge Group Of Funding Peril

If Congress and the president do not act later this year or in early 2011 on passage of a new, multi-year highway and transit authorization bill, hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs could be lost and states could face at a 50% cut in federal funding, American Road & Transportation Builders Association President and CEO Pete Ruane warned industry executives gathered in Pittsburgh for the International Bridge Conference

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Artba Wants Rail, Highway Funding Separated

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association is calling for a strategic rail plan being prepared by the U.S. Department of Transportation should propose dedicated financing mechanisms outside of the highway trust fund

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Company To Sell Concrete Homes In Gulf Coast Area

The rebuilding efforts along the Gulf Coast since Hurricane Katrina have been slowed by high insurance rates and new wind load regulations for coastal buildings

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