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Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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June 26, 2018
Construction employment increased in 263 (73 percent) out of 358 metro areas between May 2017 and May 2018, declined in 47 (13 percent) and was unchanged in 48, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association... Read More

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November 14, 2008
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering action that could halt the future construction and the major renovations of buildings nationwide, and could also jeopardize funding for highway and transportation projects. AGC requests that members and chapters send comment letters against... Read More
November 14, 2008
"It is hard to find a pulse in this year's batch of construction industry forecasts for 2009," Engineering News-Record reported on November 13. "McGraw-Hill Construction (of which ENR is part) is forecasting a 7.4% decline in construction starts in 2009, following declines of 12.4% this year and 8.... Read More
November 13, 2008
AGC stands ready to respond to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) much anticipated rulemaking that will put forth a first-ever national effluent standard dictating the amount of sediment that may lawfully be discharged from all construction sites that disturb one acre or more of land... Read More
November 13, 2008
AGC of America, AGC of California, and the San Diego Chapter (collectively "AGC") are preparing to petition the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to reopen its rulemaking on emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and particulate matter (PM) from existing fleets of off-road diesel equipment.  CARB's... Read More
November 13, 2008
EPA is seeking public input on regulating greenhouse gas emissions from buildings and construction equipment. AGC and many other industry groups are mobilizing members and chapters to stop EPA. We can only do this by sending as many individual comments as possible in response to EPA’s Advanced... Read More
November 13, 2008
Despite a great deal of talk about Congress taking up economic stimulus legislation in a lame duck session, it still remains uncertain whether or not this will happen. The Senate is scheduled to be in session next week. In the House, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has expressed the desire to go... Read More
November 13, 2008
Congressional leaders are advocating for inclusion of infrastructure funding in the economic stimulus legislation and they have asked AGC for information about current conditions in the construction industry as well as the positive impact that would result from increased infrastructure funding.... Read More
November 13, 2008
On Election Day, the American public voted overwhelmingly in support of investing in the future of the country. Voters in 25 states expressed strong support for infrastructure investment by approving about $122 billion in bonds and tax increases for public works projects. Most  ballot initiatives... Read More
November 13, 2008
EPA is seeking public input on regulating greenhouse gas emissions from buildings and construction equipment. AGC and many other industry groups are mobilizing members and chapters to stop EPA. We can only do this by sending as many individual comments as possible in response to EPA’s Advanced... Read More
November 13, 2008
The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council on November 12 issued a final rule on its "Contractor Business Ethics Compliance Program and Disclosure Requirements." The rulemaking becomes effective on December 12, 2008. The rule amends the FAR to amplify the requirements for a contractor code... Read More

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