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Phyllis Harden

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June 11, 2011
The House Appropriations Energy and Water Subcommittee has moved the FY12 Energy and Water Appropriations bill, setting the stage for the full committee mark-up scheduled for June 15.
June 6, 2011
On June 3, AGC’s general counsel testified in Congress in support of H.R. 735, the Government Neutrality in Contracting Act.
June 5, 2011
On June 2, key officials from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Air Force, Army Corps of Engineers and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command held an open industry forum to discuss their plans to create an evaluation factor for Total Ownership Costs (TOC) of certain types of facility construction. 
June 4, 2011
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will hold a hearing June 3 on the Government Neutrality in Contracting Act, sponsored by Rep. John Sullivan (R-Okla.).
June 4, 2011
On May 27, Congressional leaders in both the Senate and House of Representatives introduced legislation to prohibit federal agencies from collecting or using information about political contributions made by small, family-owned businesses or larger companies that wish to do business with the federal government.
June 3, 2011
On June 1, the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Council issued an interim rule that changes procurement regulations to meet the goals of President Obama's October 2009 Executive Order. The interim rule also incorporates parts of a similar Executive Order issued by President Bush in March 2007.
May 29, 2011
On May 20, 2011, AGC sent a letter to the Hawaii District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers providing comment on their solicitation regarding the potential use of project labor agreements (PLAs) for the FY11 PN65650 USARPAC Command and Control Facility, Phase 1, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, project.
May 28, 2011
An “above average” hurricane season is expected for the Atlantic Basin -- which includes the entire East Coast and Gulf Coast of the United States -- this year according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center – a division of the National Weather Service.
May 26, 2011

The House approved an amendment by Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) to the FY 2010 Defense Authorization bill that would bar federal agencies from requiring the corporate disclosure of campaign donations as a condition for getting federal contracts.

May 23, 2011
AGC noted that the success of federal flood control systems is a reminder of the value and savings of long-term federal investments in infrastructure.


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