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Construction employment increased in 256 out of 358 metro areas between April 2017 and April 2018, declined in 63 and was unchanged in 39, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that the data... Read More
Developed by the Associated General Contractors of America and the National Association of State Facilities Administrators, this publication explores the use of Best Value Selection and identifies many of the best practices related to this type of procurement. Whether Best Value Selection is a new... Read More
AGC is currently conducting a Legislative Priority Survey to solicit information from AGC general contractors, specialty contractors, suppliers/service providers and all other members to better determine the most important legislative issues to the construction industry.
The results of the survey... Read More
Yesterday AGC issued the following statement on the financial industry rescue package.
CONTRACTORS CALL FOR PROMPT ACTION ON FINANCIAL RESCUE PLAN
Washington, D.C. – The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the nation’s largest commercial construction association, today called on... Read More
House and Senate Democrats are advocating for a second economic stimulus bill, and infrastructure funding - including highway funding - is being discussed. AGC met with Hill leaders and has sent a letter to the Hill detailing the job creation benefits that result from infrastructure funding.
The... Read More
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Appropriations Committee Chairman Robert Byrd (D-W.V.) today unveiled details of a $56.2 billion economic stimulus package. The package would include about $16 billion in infrastructure investment. It is uncertain at this time whether the Senate will... Read More
Both the House and Senate took action Tuesday approving legislation extending for six months authority for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs and the aviation taxes to pay for them. The President is expected to sign the bill.
This action was necessary because Congress has been unable... Read More
The two sides of the Capitol continued to argue this week about taxes, including extending the alternative minimum tax relief for one more year, and extending a variety of business and individual tax breaks for one or two years. While the Senate was able to overwhelmingly pass comprehensive... Read More
By a vote of 372-56, the House of Representatives Wednesday passed a continuing resolution (CR) to provide partial funds for fiscal year 2009 for those federal programs for which a free standing appropriations bill had not been passed, including the Department of Transportation. The bill is part of... Read More
Both the House and Senate took action yesterday approving legislation extending for six months authority for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs and the aviation taxes to pay for them. The President is expected to sign the bill. This action was necessary because Congress has been unable... Read More
House Democrats are advocating for a second economic stimulus bill and infrastructure funding, including highway funding, is being discussed. AGC has sent a letter to the House pointing out the job creation benefits that results from infrastructure funding and pointing out that rising construction... 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.