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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
OSHA is working on a new confined space standard for construction and the proposed standard will be a significant change in the way contractors have worked in confined spaces in the past. With the proposed construction rule a major change in the industry, the Associated General Contractors of... Read More
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and the AGC Education & Research Foundation are committed to supporting research and other programs deemed beneficial to the advancement of the construction industry. AGC and the Foundation and are soliciting proposals for the 2009 William A.... Read More
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) notified Representatives today that the House will reconvene in lame duck session on Wednesday November 19. The Senate was already scheduled to meet next week and will convene on Monday November 17. It is unclear if either body will consider an economic... Read More
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 2:00-3:30pm ET
Register today for the Using Electronic Communications on Construction Projects webinar and get insightful and practical tips from the person who led the national effort to create the ConsensusDOCS 200.2 – the new Electronic Communications Protocol... Read More
Voters on Election Day approved a huge schedule of state and local bond and tax issues in support of infrastructure spending for schools, colleges, other public buildings and highways. The Bond Buyer estimated that successful bond issues alone totaled $54 billion, the second-highest total after... Read More
The FAR Council on November 12 issued a final rule on its "Contractor Business Ethics Compliance Program and Disclosure Requirements." The rule becomes effective on December 12, 2008.
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on... Read More
The final rule 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
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
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
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
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.