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August 3, 2020
AGC of America has created a special report called We Kept America Building. This new report details AGC of America’s response to the Coronavirus and highlights examples of how AGC has supported the industry during the pandemic. Click HERE to view the full report.          We have also... Read More

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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
November 14, 2008
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
November 14, 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 14, 2008
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
November 14, 2008
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
November 14, 2008
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering action that could halt the future construction and the major renovations of buildings nationwide, and could also jeopardize funding for highway and transportation projects. AGC requests that members and chapters send comment letters against... Read More
November 14, 2008
"It is hard to find a pulse in this year's batch of construction industry forecasts for 2009," Engineering News-Record reported on November 13. "McGraw-Hill Construction (of which ENR is part) is forecasting a 7.4% decline in construction starts in 2009, following declines of 12.4% this year and 8.... Read More
November 14, 2008
AGC stands ready to respond to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) much anticipated rulemaking that will put forth a first-ever national effluent standard dictating the amount of sediment that may lawfully be discharged from all construction sites that disturb one acre or more of land... Read More
November 13, 2008
AGC of America, AGC of California, and the San Diego Chapter (collectively "AGC") are preparing to petition the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to reopen its rulemaking on emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and particulate matter (PM) from existing fleets of off-road diesel equipment.  CARB's... Read More
November 13, 2008
EPA is seeking public input on regulating greenhouse gas emissions from buildings and construction equipment. AGC and many other industry groups are mobilizing members and chapters to stop EPA. We can only do this by sending as many individual comments as possible in response to EPA’s Advanced... Read More
November 13, 2008

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