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August 3, 2020
AGC of America has created a special report called We Kept America Building. This new report details AGC of America’s response to the Coronavirus and highlights examples of how AGC has supported the industry during the pandemic. Click HERE to view the full report.          We have also... Read More

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Authorizes Dozens of Army Corps Projects On July 29, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the AGC-backed Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (H.R. 7575), which would authorize investment in 34 new Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works construction projects. Both the Senate (S. 3591)... Read More
July 30, 2020
One provision that was unfortunately not included in the Senate Republican Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act, was the overturning of an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruling related to the deductibility of expenses associated with income from Paycheck... Read More
July 30, 2020
The Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act, introduced on July 27 by Senate Republicans, would allow certain small businesses to apply for a second Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan. To qualify for a “second draw loan” a business would need to meet more... Read More
July 30, 2020
The Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act, introduced on July 27 by Senate Republicans, contains AGC-supported changes to the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC), similar to what was included in the HEROES Act which was passed out of the Democratically-... Read More
July 30, 2020
Fate of a Bipartisan Agreement on a Final COVID-Relief Bill Uncertain On July 27, Senate Republicans unveiled their version of a $1 trillion COVID relief bill called the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools (HEALS) Act. In line with AGC recommendations, the bill includes a... Read More
July 30, 2020
Tell your Elected Officials to Include Funding for Construction in COVID-Relief Bill With nearly 1 million construction workers unemployed, it is essential for the construction industry to tell Congress and President Trump to include significant construction investment for transportation, schools... Read More
July 30, 2020
New York City and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst 12-Month Losses, While Austin and Walla Walla, Wash. Top Job Gainers; 81 Percent of Metros Add Construction Jobs from May to June Construction employment decreased in 225, or 62 percent, out of 358 metro areas between June 2019 and... Read More
July 29, 2020
The HEALS Act Includes Essential Liability, Workforce, Financial & Unemployment Reforms, But Association Will Work to Get Needed Infrastructure Investments Included in Final Relief Measure The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued... Read More
July 28, 2020
The COVID-19 response in the Philadelphia region has left young construction professionals working under strict safety protocols, working from home, or even temporarily out of work. In response, GBCA’s CLC moved all its activities, including community service, online. Every June, GBCA’s CLC... Read More
July 27, 2020
Heads to Conference On July 23, the Senate overwhelmingly passed (86-14) the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021 (NDAA). On July 21, the House of Representatives passed (295-125) its version of the FY 2021 NDAA. Both Chambers passed the defense bills with veto-proof majorities. The... Read More
July 23, 2020


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