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WHAT IS PROPOSITION D AND WHAT WILL I SEE IN THE VOTING BOOTH?

Proposition D is a statutory referendum to fund Missouri state law enforcement and maintenance for highways, bridges, roads and streets. Because Prop D was referred to the statewide ballot by the General Assembly, Missouri voters have the final say on this important measure. Here is the ballot language you will see in the voting booth on November 6th:

Ballot Summary:
“Shall Missouri law be amended to fund Missouri state law enforcement by increasing the motor fuel tax by two and one half cents per gallon annually for four years beginning July 1, 2019, exempt Special Olympic, Paralympic, and Olympic prizes from state taxes, and to establish the Emergency State Freight Bottleneck Fund?” 

Fiscal Summary:
“If passed, this measure will generate at least $288 million annually to the State Road Fund to provide for the funding of Missouri state law enforcement and $123 million annually to local governments for road construction and maintenance.”

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Black to Basics Spring Training

MAPA’s third annual Black to Basics Spring Training was held March 14-15th, 2016, in Columbia, MO. This year’s training spanned two days and offered three different educational tracks. Tracks included, Optimizing Lab and Field Operations, Asphalt Plant Operations, and Urban Design and Construction. This training was geared towards not just contractor staff, but also public works officials, city engineers, and consultants.

Black to Basics Spring Training

MAPA’s third annual Black to Basics Spring Training will be held March 14-15th, 2016, in Columbia, MO. This year’s training spans two days and will offer three different educational tracks. Tracks include, Optimizing Lab and Field Operations, Asphalt Plant Operations, and Urban Design and Construction. This training is geared towards not just contractor staff, but also public works officials, city engineers, and consultants. Don’t miss this great opportunity for best practices training and continuing education! Click here to register

MAPA Celebrates 25 Years

MAPA’s Annual Conference is just around the corner. Join us January 12-14, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia to celebrate the 25th anniversary of our Association! Festivities kick off on Monday night with our second annual Casino Night filled with Vegas style games, music, and drink. Tuesday and Wednesday are filled with great speakers highlighting the past 25 years of the Missouri asphalt industry as well as looking forward to the next 25. Don’t miss this great conference! Click here to register.

MAPA Annual Golf Tournament

MAPA’s Annual REF Golf Tournament is just around the corner. Join us on September 30, 2015 for the 16th Annual Tournament at Tanglewood in Fulton, MO. All proceeds fund MAPA’s Research and Education Fund which supports our efforts in asphalt education. This is a great opportunity to socialize with industry professionals while contributing to a great cause.  We look forward to seeing you there and hope you have a great time! Register here!

Vote ‘Yes’ on August 5!

The statewide ballot initiative allowing voters to approve the transportation sales tax is just around the corner! Originally set for the November election, the initiative will now appear on the August 5, 2014 primary ballot. When approved, the 3/4¢ sales tax will generate approximately $5 billion dollars over the next ten years to improve Missouri infrastructure. Without the funds generated from the sales tax, Missouri will be unable to maintain its 33,000 miles of roadways. Now is the time to reach out to voters and communicate the importance of passing this tax. Click here for more information about Missouri infrastructure funding and vote ‘Yes’ on August 5!

National Infrastructure Week

It’s Infrastructure Week 2014! What better way to celebrate our Nation’s highways than National Infrastructure Week? From May 12-16, Infrastructure week explores solutions, innovations, and best practices nationwide. The week is dedicated to recognizing the role infrastructure plays in the Nation’s competitive economy, job creation, safety, and long-term viability. This is a great time to contact Members of Congress and communicate the need for a solvent Highway Trust Fund. If you have not reached out yet, now is the time. Click here to take action!