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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
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
Although Congress failed to enact an economic stimulus package during the recent “lame duck” session, there is substantial talk of enacting an economic stimulus package with substantial investment in infrastructure as early as January 2009. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority... Read More
The final rulemaking requiring Federal contractors and subcontractors to use the E-Verify system administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, as the means of verifying that certain of their employees are eligible to work in the United States was... Read More
Construction equipment is being targeted as a major contributor of air pollution. All AGC chapters and members are encouraged to participate in a Free webinar to learn about clean diesel technology, regulations and requirements facing today’s construction industry. Please join us on Wednesday,... Read More
We all know how fast technology is changing the way AGC member firms do business. These leaps in technology don’t just happen in a vacuum; they must be tested and successfully used before being widely adopted. Help us to recognize those member firms on technology’s cutting edge that are making... Read More
The U.S. Department of Transportation reported Wednesday that Highway Trust Fund revenue fell by $3 billion in fiscal year 2008. Americans drove 90 billion fewer miles, or 4.4 percent less, over the period September 2007 to September 2008. As a result, the Highway Trust Fund collected only $31... Read More
Although Congress has spent the past several days of the lame duck session considering a rescue package for the automotive industry, there is continued discussion about enacting an economic stimulus package with substantial investment in infrastructure as early as January 2009. House Speaker Nancy... Read More
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
Two weeks after the election, two Senate races remain undecided. In Minnesota, AGC-backed Senator Norm Coleman (R) and Democratic satirist Al Franken are separated by less than 250 votes. By Minnesota state law, a recount has been ordered and final results may not be known until the end of the... Read More
Meetings for party leadership elections and respective Democratic and Republican caucuses in the House and Senate dominated behind-the-scenes during this week’s lame-duck session.
In the Senate, a resolution to the fate of Senator Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.) allowed him to remain chairman of the... 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.