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July 2, 2015
Construction employment held steady in June at the highest level in six years, while the number of unemployed workers with construction experience fell to the lowest total since 2001, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that the new... Read More

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July 27, 2015
On Tuesday, Ohio Governor John Kasich announced his intention to officially enter the Republican presidential primary. He becomes the 16th Republican candidate who will qualify for the ballot. The field is expected to swell to its maximum size when former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore joins the contest... Read More
July 27, 2015
The House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health this week passed The Construction Reform Act of 2015, introduced by House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller (R-Fla.), that would require another federal construction agency to execute U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA)... Read More
July 27, 2015
On Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee approved a two-year, $95.6 billion tax extenders package by a 23 to-3 vote with Senators Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Pat Toomey (R-Penn.), and Dan Coats (R-Ind.) voting against the package. Chairman Hatch noted in his opening statement, “that this year marked the... Read More
July 27, 2015
Register Now and Save at meetings.agc.org/agc_cfma    Jointly sponsored by AGC and the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), the 19th Annual AGC/CFMA Construction Financial Management Conference will be held Nov. 4-6, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nev. This three-day... Read More
July 27, 2015
Only July 23, the House Education and Workforce Committee hosted a hearing to review the impact of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division’s proposed rule to change the overtime regulations of the Fair Labor Standards Act. AGC partnered with a joint employer coalition group dedicated... Read More
July 27, 2015
Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed by a vote of 258-166 legislation introduced by Rep. David McKinley (R-W.V.) to roll back certain parts of the Environment Protection Agency’s regulations of coal ash. A similar bill has been introduced by Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Joe Manchin (... Read More
July 27, 2015
Thank You for Contacting Your Senators and Asking Them for Their Support    The Senate voted 62-36 yesterday to begin debate on the long-term highway & transit bill known as the “Drive Act.” The vote now opens the bill up for debate, amendments and hopefully approval before the July 31 program... Read More
July 27, 2015
On Monday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) formally announced his presidential candidacy, becoming the 15th Republican to officially enter the national campaign.  Perhaps signaling the type of campaign he intends to run, Gov. Walker sought to create a clear contrast between himself and the... Read More
July 27, 2015
AGC/CFMA Construction Financial Management Conference    Jointly sponsored by AGC and the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), the AGC/CFMA Construction Financial Management Conference, held Nov. 4-6, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nev., was developed in response to a need for programs and... Read More
July 27, 2015
AGC/CFMA Construction Financial Management Conference    Jointly sponsored by AGC and the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), the AGC/CFMA Construction Financial Management Conference, held Nov. 4-6, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nev., was developed in response to a need for programs and... Read More

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