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August 3, 2022
  Construction employment fell in 61 and was unchanged in another 51 out of 358 metro areas between June 2021 and June 2022, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government employment data. Association officials noted that employment was falling or… Read More

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Congress has planned to adjourn for the year on Friday, September 26, leaving just 3 weeks to address energy security, the highway trust fund shortfall, a continuing resolution on funding for the entire government, the extension of funding for the Airport Improvement Program, extension of expiring… Read More
September 4, 2008
Construction spending in July slipped 0.6% to $1.08 trillion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), the Census Bureau reported today. Year-to-date (YTD) spending in the first seven months of 2008 was down 5.4% from the same period of 2007. The declines were concentrated in private residential… Read More
September 2, 2008
"Nonresidential construction spending continued growing in July, despite the weak economy and housing slump," Ken Simonson, Chief Economist for The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), said today following the release of construction spending data from the Census Bureau. "But Congress… Read More
September 2, 2008
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) today commended the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for conducting a hearing on the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission's report to Congress—Transportation for Tomorrow—and called on Congress to… Read More
September 1, 2008
The AGC/Chamber of Commerce Americans for Transportation Mobility coalition has released a study highlighting links between nation's transportation system and U.S. economic productivity, competitiveness, and growth. The Transportation Challenge: Moving the U.S. Economy, highlights the manner in… Read More
September 1, 2008