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Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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April 18, 2017
Double-digit price increases for key construction materials pushed up construction costs in March, while the prices charged by contractors remained moderate, according to a new analysis of federal producer price data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association... Read More

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June 22, 2017
Legislation Includes Needed Reforms to Makes it Easier for School Districts to Teach Construction Skills and Improves Employer Engagement The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement today in response to the... Read More
June 21, 2017
Tell Gov’t What Rules Should Be Modified or Removed to Help Small Businesses The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy (SBA/Advocacy) is hosting a series of “Regulatory Roundtables” across the country to identify, through first-hand testimony, specific regulatory barriers to... Read More
June 16, 2017
Forty-two states added construction jobs between May 2016 and May 2017 amid growing demand for construction services, while 25 states and the District of Columbia lost construction jobs between April and May as firms struggle to find enough workers, according to an analysis by the Associated... Read More
June 15, 2017
Establishes New Office to Root out Inefficiency AGC of America brought Infrastructure Week to a close last Friday with President Donald Trump at the Department of Transportation.  In his speech, President Trump criticized the red-tape associated with obtaining project permits and approvals​, which... Read More
June 15, 2017
On June 14, 2017, AGC hosted a meeting between AGC members and officials from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).  OFCCP requested the meeting for the purpose of identifying problems that construction contractors have in meeting affirmative action... Read More
June 15, 2017
Both Congress and the White House have turned to AGC for common-sense recommendations on streamlining the federal environmental permitting and review processes. And, AGC has delivered.  The primary reforms AGC shared in its May 2017 testimony before Congress include: Requiring a nationwide merger... Read More
June 12, 2017
Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced a one-year delay of EPA’s final designation of counties that are not attaining the 2015 ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS).  The 2015 standard tightened the existing 2008 standard from 75... Read More
June 8, 2017
Construction staff wages rose by 3.6% in 2016 and contractors are projecting wages to increase an average of 3.4% in 2017, according to the latest Contractor Compensation Quarterly (CCQ) published by PAS, Inc. Based on their Construction/CM Staff Salary Survey, PAS reports that increases appear to... Read More
June 7, 2017
In line with AGC’s regulatory recommendations, on June 7, 2017, U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the withdrawal of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) 2015 and 2016 informal guidance on joint employment and independent contractors. Both pieces of guidance together took an... Read More
June 2, 2017
Construction employment increased by 11,000 jobs in May to the highest level since October 2008 and average weekly hours set a series high for May as contractors struggled to find enough workers to meet demand for projects, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General... Read More


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