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Construction spending inched lower in October from September levels but increased from the October 2017 total, according to an analysis of new Census data by the Associated General Contractors of America. However, investment in public infrastructure posted declines from recent peaks, and... Read More
After failing to reach the 50% +1 margin on November 4, Georgia's senior U. S. Senator, Saxby Chambliss, won his re-election campaign in a hotly contested run-off against the Democratic challenger Jim Martin by a 57.4% to 42.6% margin. Chambliss' win secures at least 41 Republican seats and... Read More
On December 10, the AGC Legislative Action committee will meet via conference call to evaluate the association's legislative and regulatory priorities for the 111th Congress (2009-2010).
AGC has already received input from Chapters and members through a survey earlier this year of issues that... Read More
Congressional leaders have talked about an economic stimulus package that could total as much as $500 billion. It is unlikely that it would be taken up before the 111th Congress convenes on January 6, 2009, and it will not be sent to the president before President Elect Obama takes the oath of... Read More
More than 350 AGC members took advantage of the live presentation of AGC’s highly successful and timely audio conference, “Tools for Tough Times”. One of the key tools discussed in detail by the panel of distinguished presenters was the ConsensusDOCSTM consensus standard construction contract... Read More
The AGC Chapter Resources Web page for ConsensusDOCS has been updated! This “Chapters Only” webpage is dedicated exclusively to help AGC of America Chapters educate their members and promote the AGC-endorsed ConsensusDOCS standard contract documents.
The site includes additional resources and has... Read More
AGC of America is excited to announce the 2009 Highway & Utilities Contractors Issues Meeting, to be held February 5 -7, 2009 at the La Quinta Resort and Club in Palm Springs, California. This meeting is the premier gathering place for contractors and related businesses involved in every aspect... Read More
The AGC Building Contractors Conference (formerly called the AGC Building Division Meeting) is scheduled for January 7-10, 2009 at the La Quinta Resort & Club in La Quinta, CA (www.laquintaresort.com). The Building Contractors Conference brings together many of the top building construction... Read More
The National Governors Association (NGA) at its national conference this week urged President-elect Obama to consider establishing a national infrastructure bank that could issue bonds to finance infrastructure projects as part of the economic stimulus package currently being developed. During his... Read More
Congressional Democrats, realizing that the opportunity to pass a massive economic stimulus package during the 110th Congress is shrinking due to time constraints, as well as resistance by Senate Republicans and the Bush Administration, are considering whether to convene the week of December 8 to... Read More
The nation is focused on getting the economy back on track and an important component of the economic stimulus package is substantial investment in our national water infrastructure. When Congress returns in January one the top issues they will tackle is a stimulus package with a substantial... Read More
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters.