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December 18, 2019
Despite signs the overall economy may be slowing, most construction firms expect demand for their services and hiring will expand in 2020, yet even more firms are worried about their ability to find qualified workers to hire, according to survey results released today by the Associated General... Read More

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December 6, 2019
Industry Continues to Add Workers Faster and Pay Higher Wages than Overall Economy as Association Officials Call on Congress and the White House to Pass the JOBS Act, Boost Funding for Career Training   Construction employment increased by 1,000 jobs in November and by 146,000, or 2.0 percent,... Read More
December 5, 2019
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a temporary enforcement policy to allow for crane operator certifications issued prior to December 2, 2019 by the Crane Institute Certification (CIC) to be temporarily accepted by the agency. OSHA requires crane operators engaged... Read More
December 5, 2019
On Dec. 3, the AGC co-chaired Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) urged House and Senate negotiators to complete action on the fiscal year 2020 transportation appropriations bill. Both the House and Senate have passed their own versions of the legislation and must now agree to a compromise... Read More
December 2, 2019
Association Urge Quick Resolution to Trade Disputes and Uncertainty that are Contributing to Slower  U.S. Economic Growth, Causing a Wide Variety of Businesses to Delay or Cancel Construction Projects  Construction spending declined 0.8 percent in October from September but topped year-ago... Read More
November 26, 2019
Every year, AGC of America’s Student Chapter members and faculty gather together at AGC’s Annual Convention to connect with chapters across the nation, share ideas, become exposed to industry trends, issues and technological developments and experience the excitement of entering this important... Read More
November 25, 2019
Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Omaha-Council Bluffs, Neb.-Iowa Have Largest Gains; New York City and Fairbanks, Alaska Lag the Most as Industry Calls for Measures to Boost Supply of Qualified Workers Construction employment grew in 231, or 65 percent, out of 358 metro areas between October 2018... Read More
November 22, 2019
CLC volunteers from the Builder’s Association in Kansas City, Missouri braved the humidity on Saturday, August 10, 2019, to transform the outdoor areas of an Overland Park Missouri residence into an attractive and welcoming landscape. The residence is owned and operated by Friends of JCDS (Johnson... Read More
November 22, 2019
AGC joined with a coalition of 33 other organizations calling for the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to finalize revisions to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations as proposed last year. In a letter this week the groups told CEQ the proposed changes would allow for... Read More
November 22, 2019
Passes Funding Legislation that Repeals Federal Highway Cut On Nov. 21, the U.S. Senate passed H.R.3055, legislation to continue funding the government at fiscal year (FY) 2019 spending levels through December 20, 2019, including programs of the US Department of Transportation. This measure passed... Read More
November 22, 2019
AGC Member Participates The House Small Business Subcommittee on Contracting and Infrastructure this week held a hearing to learn about “Smart Construction: Increasing Opportunities for Small Business in Infrastructure.” AGC of New York State member Ryan Forrestel, Cold Springs Construction, Akron... Read More

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