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Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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April 18, 2017
Double-digit price increases for key construction materials pushed up construction costs in March, while the prices charged by contractors remained moderate, according to a new analysis of federal producer price data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association... Read More

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June 29, 2017
“Contractors, labor representatives and owner-clients in the union construction and maintenance industry are significantly more optimistic about growth opportunities in 2017 and beyond (+20%) compared to last year, but they also report an increasing pervasiveness in union craft labor shortages,”... Read More
June 29, 2017
On June 15, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order instructing the Labor Department to investigate how it can cut back the federal government’s role in creating and monitoring apprenticeship programs, a move that the White House claims will help fill vacant jobs. The executive... Read More
June 29, 2017
Explore management solutions, tools and technology, and best practices at AGC’s 2017 Construction Environmental Conference.  The 2017 CEC is about being prepared and having a plan in place to address environmental responsibilities during all phases of a project.  We will look at how environment... Read More
June 29, 2017
Environmental Groups Organize Trump ‘Resistance’ The Trump Administration remains focused on reducing regulatory burdens, expediting infrastructure projects, and delegating more enforcement authority to the states.  These changes, coupled with the proposed significant budget cuts to the U.S.... Read More
June 29, 2017
Is a site near you getting ready for redevelopment? In May, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced recipients for brownfields investment grants and environmental training grants for Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17).  These grants signal areas where communities may see future... Read More
June 27, 2017
Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the agencies) announced the pre-publication version of a proposed rule to rescind the Obama-era 2015 “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule that defines what streams, wetlands and other wet areas are... Read More
June 27, 2017
Construction employment increased in 245 out of 358 metro areas between May 2016 and May 2017, declined in 59 and stagnated in 54, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that construction... Read More
June 26, 2017
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a proposed rule to rescind the controversial “persuader rule” issued by the previous administration.  AGC plans to submit comments in support of the rescission prior to the August 11 deadline. The “persuader” rule expands the reporting obligations of labor... Read More
June 22, 2017
Legislation Includes Needed Reforms to Makes it Easier for School Districts to Teach Construction Skills and Improves Employer Engagement The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement today in response to the... Read More
June 21, 2017
Tell Gov’t What Rules Should Be Modified or Removed to Help Small Businesses The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy (SBA/Advocacy) is hosting a series of “Regulatory Roundtables” across the country to identify, through first-hand testimony, specific regulatory barriers to... Read More


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