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June 22, 2020
The Moving Forward Act’s Proposed $1.5 Trillion in New Investments Will Improve Range of Public Infrastructure, Creating Needed Demand for Construction While Making the Economy More Efficient The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued... Read More

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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. The first overhaul of the regulations in 30 years substantially changes both how an apprentice can become a journeyworker... Read More
December 19, 2008
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to approve the state's recently adopted off-road engine emission standards that will force construction companies in California to retrofit or replace almost all of their heavy construction equipment... Read More
December 18, 2008
If you plan to attend the AGC Building Contractors Conference, now is the time to register and book your hotel reservation.  The last day to receive the Special Hotel Rate has been extended to December 26...as long as rooms last.  The AGC Building Contractors Conference will be held on January 7-10... Read More
December 18, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama plans to nominate Rep. Ray LaHood an Illinois Republican, to be the next Secretary of Transportation, according to media reports and other sources. LaHood has served in the House of Representatives since 1995. He decided to retire at the end of the current Congress... Read More
December 18, 2008
AGC CEO Stephen Sandherr was quoted this week in the Columbus Dispatch, following a press conference AGC held at the Port Columbus International Airport to release new state-by-state and national economic data. "Sandherr said that $1 billion in nonresidential construction spending in Ohio would... Read More
December 18, 2008
The national dialogue about infrastructure investment is gaining momentum and one of the challenges our industry faces is educating the public about substantial national and local investment needs.Investment in infrastructure is increasingly viewed as a means of quickly stimulating the economy, and... Read More
December 17, 2008
AGC released new nationwide and state-by-state data that shows clear economic benefits of infrastructure stimulus investments.
December 17, 2008
AGC released new nationwide and state-by-state data that shows clear economic benefits of infrastructure stimulus investments.
December 17, 2008
AGC's Chief Economist Ken Simonson explained the benefits of infrastructure investment in The Washington Post. "In the current environment with lots of available workers in construction and contractors eager to bid, you would get very prompt response in terms of employment in the construction and... Read More
December 17, 2008
Applications for the 1st Education and Training Awards are now being accepted online. The new program will recognize the most innovative and collaborative training and development programs sponsored by AGC Chapters and contractor members during the 2008 and 2009 calendar years. An AGC Chapter and... Read More
December 17, 2008

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