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March 29, 2021
                Every week brings new reports of materials costs hitting record highs, while lead times lengthen or become ever more uncertain.  AGC of America recently released a Construction Inflation Alert. This document is intended to help chapters and members explain to owners,... Read More

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On September 9, the House Committee on Ways and Means, which has jurisdiction over tax policy, began consideration of its share of President Biden’s American Families Plan. The final price tag of the overall legislation is still being negotiated by the House and Senate, as moderate Democrats, such... Read More
September 9, 2021
Includes AGC-Opposed PRO Act Provisions and More On September 8, House Democrats released legislative text detailing their labor priorities under consideration for inclusion in a $3.5 trillion human infrastructure bill. Included in that legislative text are AGC-opposed PRO Act provisions such as... Read More
September 9, 2021
October 28, 2021, at AGC’s Headquarters in Arlington, Va. Registration is now open for the AGC In-House Environmental Managers (IHEM) meeting on Oct. 28, 2021, in Arlington, Va.  Join your peers for a day spent in discussion of solutions to the challenges on your to-do lists and based on first-... Read More
September 8, 2021
Association Officials Urge Congress to Finish Work on Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill to Boost Demand for Nonresidential Construction and Fund Career and Technical Education Programs to Add to Worker Supply The construction industry lost 3,000 jobs between July and August as ongoing declines in... Read More
September 3, 2021
Scope of Ruling and Impact on Construction Permitting Unclear   On August 30, a federal district court in Arizona effectively threw out the Trump Administration EPA’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule, which defined waters of the United States (WOTUS) under the federal Clean Water Act and... Read More
September 2, 2021
Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.) Joins AGC for Tour On August 26, AGC, working with Gilbane Construction and the Prince George County School System in Maryland, led Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.) on a tour of the Walker Hill Middle School construction project. The project, which is part of a $1.2 billion... Read More
September 2, 2021
Every State will See Benefits from this Historic Level of Investment This week the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) released a state-by-state survey of the benefits of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). The complete survey can be found... Read More
September 2, 2021
AGC Submits Regulatory Comments On August 27, AGC submitted regulatory comments in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed rule to implement and enforce Executive Order 14026, “Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors,” signed by President Biden on April 27.  This Executive... Read More
September 2, 2021
Eighty-Nine Percent of Contractors Are Having a Hard Time Finding Craft Workers, While 88 Percent of Firms Are Experiencing Project Delays and 93 Percent Are Affected by Rising Materials Prices Construction firms are struggling to find enough qualified workers to hire even as they continue to be... Read More
September 2, 2021
                Contractors may have millions of dollars of equipment, tools and materials stored on their job sites. On this episode, John Wallen of HUB International discusses how to position your firm to best manage the risk of theft. That includes being aware of the coverage details of... Read More
September 2, 2021

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