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Sydney Terry, senior legislative assistant to Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.), is introduced to
pavement preservation principles

The TCC sponsored briefings Wednesday
afternoon with presentations by House
Ways & Means Committee member
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), Senate
Environment & Public Works Committee
chair John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), House
Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
member Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.), and
House Transportation & Committee chair
Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.).
Late-day events included a meet-andgreet for freshman Rep. Jimmy Panetta
(D-Calif.) and a VIP reception at the
Longworth House Office Building.
Thursday was another day of visits,
to freshman Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kan.),
Rep. Norma Torres (D-Calif.), Sen. Mike
Rounds (R-S.D.), Sen. John Hoeven
(R-N.D.), and Rep. Norma Torres (D-Calif.).
The week wrapped up with a reception
that evening sponsored by TRIP, a national
transportation research group, also funded
in part by FP2. TRIP's quarterly board meeting was held the next morning.
SURFACE TRANSPORTATION NEEDS
The Associated General Contractors (AGC)
and American Road & Transportation
Builders Association (ARTBA) made the
TCC Fly-In a major focus point for its members, bringing them to Washington in large
numbers, and conducting meetings the preceding Monday and Tuesday.

FP2 supporting association National
Asphalt Pavement Association also was
very active, with executive vice president
Jay Hansen giving advice to the entire
assembly on the hows and whys of Hill
visits, and outlining talking points on critical funding issues that should be consistent from meeting to meeting on the Hill.
These included:
* Congress must honor authorized funding levels by completing action on an
FY 2017 appropriations bill that funds
highway programs at FAST Act levels.
Congress failed to pass legislation to
fund the U.S. DOT for the full fiscal year
2017. Instead, last December Congress
passed a short-term continuing resolution to fund the entire government
at fiscal year 2016 levels through
April 28,  2017.  Congress must honor
the funding levels already authorized
by federal law.
* Sustainable, long-term funding must
be attained. A permanent Highway
Trust Fund solution should be part of
any tax reform plan and that all options
should be on the table to rectify this
situation once and for all. Even though
Congress enacted the FAST Act, their
job is not done as the HTF still needs a
long-term guaranteed revenue source.
If Congress does not act, it will face
annual revenue shortfalls of $18 billion
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017

President's Message
FP2 Marks Silver Anniversary
ARRA, FP2 Preservation Proponents Assault Capitol Hill
Neglected Rural Roads Drag on Economy
Early NCAT Results Favor Preservation
Perservation Partnerships: Southeast PPP Ponders Early Treatment Failures; Midwest PPP Meets in Michigan
Texas Contractor Upgrades Performance
Asphalt Emulsion Bond Coats Optimize UTBO, Thinlay Performance
Student Studies Sustainable Chip Seals
Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - Intro
Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - cover1
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Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - 8
Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - President's Message
Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - FP2 Marks Silver Anniversary
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Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - 12
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Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - ARRA, FP2 Preservation Proponents Assault Capitol Hill
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Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - Neglected Rural Roads Drag on Economy
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Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - Early NCAT Results Favor Preservation
Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - 28
Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - Perservation Partnerships: Southeast PPP Ponders Early Treatment Failures; Midwest PPP Meets in Michigan
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Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - 31
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Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - Texas Contractor Upgrades Performance
Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - Asphalt Emulsion Bond Coats Optimize UTBO, Thinlay Performance
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Pavement Preservation Journal - Fall 2017 - Student Studies Sustainable Chip Seals
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