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February 23, 2022
  NEW! ConstructorCast Episode: Material Price Escalation, Delays, and COVID-19 Construction firms are coping with a seemingly unending series of supply-chain disruptions that are compounding problems caused by record materials cost increases and pandemic-induced challenges to operations.… Read More

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  NEW! ConstructorCast Episode: Material Price Escalation, Delays, and COVID-19 Construction firms are coping with a seemingly unending series of supply-chain disruptions that are compounding problems caused by record materials cost increases and pandemic-induced challenges to operations.… Read More
February 23, 2022
While traditional contracting or design-bid-build is still the most prevalent project delivery method in the United States construction market, the design-build project delivery method has risen in usage significantly over the past 20 years to become a well-established contracting vehicle by… Read More
February 22, 2022
March 15, 2022, 3:30 PM ET | 12:30 PM PT Changes in presidential administrations have a significant impact on the construction industry, creating a climate of uncertainty about construction regulation shifts and how they impact businesses. The Biden Administration, Congress, and federal agencies… Read More
February 22, 2022
Allston Marble graduated from the University of Nebraska-Kearney with a BS in Construction Management in 2008. Allston joined Linbeck Group in 2007 as an intern and was hired full time in 2008. At Linbeck, Allston has worked as an Intern, Engineer, Project Manager, Client Executive and now Vice… Read More
February 17, 2022
Allows Congress More Time to Negotiate Full-Year Bill, Including Funding for New Infrastructure Programs With funding for the federal government set to expire on February 18, the Senate is expected to pass a short-term funding agreement, also known as a “continuing resolution” (CR), this week.… Read More
February 17, 2022
The Commerce Department made a preliminary determination to lower softwood lumber import tariffs from Canada from the current rate of 17.9 percent to 11.64 percent. The rate is set to take effect by August of 2022. In November of 2021, the tariff rate was doubled to 17.9 percent. Although it is… Read More
February 17, 2022
  Prices of construction materials jumped more than 20 percent from January  2021 to January 2022, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released today. The association recently posted a new edition of its Construction Inflation… Read More
February 15, 2022
On February 7, AGC filed comments to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) regarding proposed regulations to implement legislation passed in 2020 called the Corporate Transparency Act. The legislation would require legal entities with fewer than 20 employees and less than $5 million in… Read More
February 10, 2022
On February 10, Senators Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Mark Warner (D-Va.), Shelly Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) introduced AGC-supported legislation to extend the employee retention tax credit (ERTC) through the end of 2021. The Senate bill mirrors AGC-supported… Read More
February 10, 2022
Oppose Administration’s Push to Restrict New Highway Capacity In a letter from Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Ranking Member of the Environment and Public Works Committee Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) to governors, the duo expressed disappointment about the recent Federal… Read More
February 10, 2022