SBA Touts Opportunities for Small Businesses to Help Build the Future of America

SBA

SBA officials and members of the small business community participated in a series of engagements for the SBA’s “Build America, Buy American Month of Action.” From op-eds and interviews in local media outlets to in-person and virtual events, SBA Regional Administrators touted the Biden-Harris Administration’s delivery on its commitments to America’s small businesses, entrepreneurs, and startups and the opportunities created for small manufacturers and contractors through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).

Biden Administration Allots $7.3 Billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Help Communities Build Resilient Infrastructure

DOT

In an ongoing effort to combat the effects of climate change and address the growing costs of extreme weather events negatively impacting communities, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced new guidance and $7.3 billion in formula funding to help states and communities better prepare for and respond to extreme weather events like wildfires, flooding, and extreme heat.

Download OSHA’s Heat Safety Mobile App

OSHA

With the OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool, you have vital safety information available whenever and wherever you need it – right on your mobile phone. The App allows workers and supervisors to calculate the heat index for their worksite, and, based on the heat index, displays a risk level to outdoor workers.

DOT Awards Funding to Community Colleges to Prepare Veterans for Jobs in Trucking

FMCSA

The DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has awarded $3.1 million to community colleges and training institutes through grants that will assist current and former members of the Armed Forces who want to pursue careers in trucking to get commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs) and the training they need to enter the profession.

Help Spread the Word About ABMA!

ABMA

The American Building Materials Alliance (ABMA) is almost a year old! While we have made significant progress, met with dozens of members of Congress and government agencies, and undergone notable wins during our inaugural year, we have not been able to meet with all 535 members of Congress. Help us let them know who we are! Please take two minutes to send your federal representatives a message.