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May 23, 2022
  Annual Survey by HCSS and Associated General Contractors of America Finds Drivers and Passengers are at Greater Risk of Injury and Death in Work Zone Crashes, As Officials Urge Drivers to Be Careful this Summer Sixty-four percent of highway contractors report that motor vehicles had… Read More

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The $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure and Jobs Act (IIJA) included the “Build America, Buy America Act” which applies a domestic preference to all taxpayer-funded infrastructure projects. The Office of Management and Budget released new guidance on these rules on April 18th, 2022. The new… Read More
April 21, 2022
  Construction employment increased in three-fourths of U.S. metro areas between March 2021 and March 2022, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government employment data. Association officials noted that labor shortages likely kept many firms from… Read More
April 21, 2022
In this episode, we cover the steps the Biden Administration has taken related to construction and the environment.  AGC’s Director of Environmental Services Melinda Tomaino walks you through the environmental highlights and headlines on WOTUS (waters of the United States), species-related… Read More
April 21, 2022
Video Includes Details of association’s new climate change toolkit  A new video from AGC provides an in-depth look at AGC’s efforts to ensure the industry plays a lead role in shaping climate change policies that impact construction and help build a greener future. The video explores how… Read More
April 21, 2022
  The Associated General Contractors of America and Procore Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: PCOR), a leading global provider of construction management software, announced today they have met their initial fundraising goal of $500,000 for a new scholarship to support minority students studying… Read More
April 20, 2022
  The James L. Allhands Essay was established by the late James L. Allhands, one of the founding members of AGC and a prolific writer of construction related works. The award recognizes a student essay on a specific topic that is deemed to be beneficial to the advancement of technological,… Read More
April 20, 2022
AGC filed a joint April 18 “friend-of-the-court” brief in the case Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency at the U.S. Supreme Court. The Court will take a fresh look at what are “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act (CWA), which may limit… Read More
April 19, 2022
The history of the consulting contractor and their impact on this country and around world stands as a testament to the valued and unparalleled expertise which individuals have brought to the construction community. The purpose of the Council is to recognize those in our industry who have made… Read More
April 19, 2022
Construction Official Says New Guidance will Undermine New Bipartisan Infrastructure Measure’s Benefits, Adds the Kind of Red Tape that Betrays Americans’ Confidence in Federal Spending The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the… Read More
April 18, 2022
  Nora Degnan started in 2004 as a project estimator/project manager at Thorne Associates, Inc., a large drywall, acoustic ceiling, plaster, and carpentry specialty contractor in Chicago. Since then, she became a vice president and part owner alongside her dad, uncle, and cousin. In addition… Read More
April 18, 2022