Lawmakers vow to craft multiemployer pension reform proposal

Source: U.S. Senate Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans

After a November 30 deadline for submitting a proposal addressing a funding crisis engulfing multiemployer pension plans, Senior Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) have committed to pursuing a bipartisan solution. In a statement, they indicated that efforts of Joint Select Committee they co-chair will carry on:

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NRMCA chief Garbini maps Q1 2019 retirement

Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; CP staff

NRMCA President Robert Garbini, P.E. will retire at the close of the association’s annual convention, March 5-7 in Tampa, capping a 27-year career with the group and more than two decades at its helm. He announced his plan indicating confidence that staff and member leadership will continue to achieve goals for advancing concrete’s interests in the building sector, local paving market and advocacy arena, while increasing workforce professionalism and product quality through research and education.

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