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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

Recent Stories

November 6, 2008
AGC PAC raised and spent more than $1,000,000 to impact the 2008 election cycle and support more than 200 construction-friendly candidates for federal office. For specifics on AGC PAC influence and grassroots campaigns, check out the 2008 AGC PAC election report.
November 6, 2008
The 111th Congress will be sworn in January 6, 2009. The Congress will consist of larger Democratic majorities in both the House and Senate. In addition to the election results, there will be congressional leadership and committee changes as well as new cabinet posts. It is important for AGC... Read More
November 6, 2008
Mr. Edwin Foulke Jr., announced that his last day as Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be Friday, November 7, 2008. Foulke was named by President George W. Bush to head OSHA on Sept. 15, 2005, and was confirmed by the Senate on March 15,... Read More
November 3, 2008
On October 29, 2008, The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule revising the federal regulations (29 CFR part 29) that implement the National Apprenticeship Act. AGC submitted comments in March 2008, generally in support of the revisions as proposed.  Many AGC comments were taken into... Read More
November 3, 2008
Census, NABE Reports Show Weakness, Economist Simonson Warns Washington, D.C.-"Nonresidential construction is on the verge of a potentially long slide," Ken Simonson, Chief Economist for The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), warned today. Simonson’s comments followed reports from... Read More
November 1, 2008
Real (net of inflation) gross domestic product fell at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 0.3% from the second quarter to the third quarter, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported on Thursday. Real gross private domestic investment in nonresidential structures rose 7.9% (SAAR), down from... Read More
October 31, 2008
The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 was signed into law on October 3 as part of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act financial-market rescue legislation.  The Act amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the Public Health... Read More
October 31, 2008
The complete program of articles and PowerPoint slides from the highly successful ABA Forum on the Construction Industry Conference are now available here.  The ABA program focused on ConsensusDOCS contracts and garnered a record-setting attendance.  More than 500 top construction attorneys and... Read More
October 31, 2008
AGC has made it easier for Chapters and members to determine if a Boys & Girls Club in their community is looking for Build Up! kits by creating an interactive map on our web site. Potential sponsors can simply click on their state to find out which communities have requested kits, and how... Read More
October 31, 2008
AGC recently introduced new affinity programs with the Family Business Institute and BP to offer services and discounts to members. Family Business Institute Under an exclusive agreement with The Family Business Institute (FBI), experts in family-owned and closely-held businesses, AGC member... Read More


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