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Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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August 6, 2018

Apply for AGC’s Diversity & Inclusion Awards by October 15

August 3, 2018

Construction employment increased by 19,000 jobs in July and by 303,000 jobs over the past year, reaching a 10-year high, while the industry’s unemployment rate and level hit an all-time low, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said it was likely firms would have added even more workers if they could find qualified candidates to hire.

August 3, 2018

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler faced members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee at a hearing on Aug. 1 regarding EPA’s agenda.

August 3, 2018

In line with an AGC recommendation, on July 27 the Fish and Wildlife Service withdrew two policies from 2016 regarding mitigation and Endangered Species Act compensatory mitigation — indicating that the Service lacks the authority to require the "net conservation gain" goal that underpinned the policies.  AGC submitted comments to the Service earlier this year on these policies and urged the Fish and Wildlife Serve to remove the net gain goal, stating that it goes above and beyond the law. 

August 2, 2018

On August 1, the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released a set of practical expectations for contractors when undergoing an audit or otherwise interacting with the agency.  Under this new guidance, federal contractors will have opportunities to provide input on training and additional compliance assistance, see a response time of three-to-four business days on inquiries, and get feedback on ongoing investigations.

July 31, 2018

Construction employment increased in 272 (76 percent) out of 358 metro areas between June 2017 and June 2018

July 26, 2018

September 11, 2018; Co-located with AGC’s 2018 Construction Environmental Conference

July 26, 2018

Last week, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) proposed streamlining updates to multiple sections of the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  In addition, the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is considering an AGC-supported discussion draft of a new bill to amend the Act.

July 25, 2018

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement...

July 24, 2018

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement...

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