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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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Registration Deadline: October 1, 2008 Network with fellow AGC contractors and chapter staff in St. Louis October 14-16, 2008 as they discuss the hottest topics in education, training and workforce development for the construction industry. The conference will feature over 20 sessions on subjects... Read More
September 19, 2008
The 2008 Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Working Weekend will take place October 31 - November 1 in Boston, MA. The agenda includes professional development programs, tours, networking events, and the exchange of ideas on issues facing construction professionals. Several sessions will offer... Read More
September 19, 2008
Taking the final step necessary to ensure that the payment of federal-aid highway funds to states will continue uninterrupted, President Bush on Monday signed H.R. 6532 into law. The legislation transfers $8 billion from the U.S. Treasury's general fund to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). Congress... Read More
September 18, 2008
The Senate this week is poised to pass three-part legislation to keep the existing tax rate for most Americans, provide some disaster relief and stimulate the production of energy in the United States.  The alternative minimum tax “patch” is the highest priority, as it would stop a tax increase on... Read More
September 18, 2008
Earlier this week the House passed a Democratic energy plan that would allow some offshore drilling, but with restrictions.  Passed along party lines, the bill would open up areas for oil shale development in Western States and drilling from 50 to 100 miles offshore if a state votes to agree to the... Read More
September 18, 2008
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Wednesday approved several measures awaiting committee consideration, including three bills to authorize funding for water infrastructure, bridge rehabilitation and dam repair.  The Water Infrastructure Financing Act would authorize appropriations... Read More
September 18, 2008
The Senate overwhelmingly approved the FY 09 defense authorization bill Wednesday after a showdown over earmarks with Senator Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) forced Democrats to scuttle plans to attach a massive "manager's package" of amendments to the annual legislation. After of roughly 100 amendments were... Read More
September 18, 2008
Taking the final step necessary to ensure that the payment of Federal-aid highway funds to states will continue uninterrupted, President Bush on September 15 signed HR 6532. The legislation transfers $8 billion from the US Treasury’s general fund to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). Congress acted... Read More
September 17, 2008
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The producer price index (PPI) for finished goods tumbled 1.6% before seasonal adjustment (-0.9% seasonally adjusted) in August but rose 9.6% over the past 12 months, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday. The PPI for inputs to construction industries, a weighted average of materials... Read More
September 16, 2008
On Wednesday, September 10, the House Homeland Security Committee held a hearing on the efforts to build a fence along the country’s southern border.  The hearing mostly focused on the delays behind the building of the virtual fence, but briefly touched on the cost increases for the physical fence... Read More
September 12, 2008

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