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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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Expected to Pass After the Election On September 24, AGC, along with a coalition of associations, sent Congress a list of over 130 priorities as the House and Senate conference to reconcile the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021 (NDAA). Both defense bills authorize roughly $8 billion... Read More
October 1, 2020
On October 1, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin remained far apart from reaching an agreement on additional COVID-relief funding legislation before Congress adjourns for the November 3 election. Among the areas where agreement remains elusive include the... Read More
October 1, 2020
Enacts One-Year Federal-Aid Highway & Transit Extension On October 1, the president signed into law legislation that averts a shutdown of federal government agencies and programs, including the federal-aid highway and transit programs. The legislation—known as a continuing resolution (CR)—... Read More
October 1, 2020
Each October, construction industry professionals in HR, training and workforce development gear up for the industry’s premier learning and networking event, AGC’s Construction HR & Training Professionals Conference, and this year is no different. The 2020 event has gone completely virtual and... Read More
September 24, 2020
On September 22, AGC sent a letter of support for the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Amendments of 2020 introduced by Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso (R-WY) ahead of a September 23 hearing on the bill. The bill complements and builds on changes the Trump... Read More
September 24, 2020
On September 21, AGC CEO Stephen Sandherr expressed support of a bill to streamline the federal environmental review process for infrastructure projects. Key Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced the bill, BUILDER Act -- Building U.S. Infrastructure through Limited Delays... Read More
September 24, 2020
The U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule clarifying the definition of employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as it relates to independent contractors. AGC has long called for federal clarification of the independent contractor status and preservation of legitimate... Read More
September 24, 2020
AGC Seeks to Protect Employers’ Right to Maintain Safe Workplaces AGC, along with other business and professional organizations, urged the U.S. House of Representatives to hold hearings on the workplace safety impacts of the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act before... Read More
September 24, 2020
While not ideal, enactment of a short-term continuing resolution (CR) will ensure federal agencies remain open and ongoing projects for direct federal contractors (e.g., those with contracts directly with the U.S. Army Corps, Navy, General Services Administration, etc.) remain uninterrupted through... Read More
September 24, 2020
One-Year Extension of the FAST Act Included On September 22, the House passed a bill to fund the federal government, known as a continuing resolution (CR), through December 11, 2020. Thanks to AGC and a unified stakeholder community effort, a one-year extension of the Fixing America’s Surface... Read More
September 24, 2020

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