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Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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June 21, 2017

Tell Gov’t What Rules Should Be Modified or Removed to Help Small Businesses

June 16, 2017

Forty-two states added construction jobs between May 2016 and May 2017 amid growing demand for construction services, while 25 states and the District of Columbia lost construction jobs between April and May as firms struggle to find enough workers, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today. Association officials said workforce shortages appear to be impacting construction employment in parts of the country.

June 15, 2017

Establishes New Office to Root out Inefficiency

June 15, 2017

On June 14, 2017, AGC hosted a meeting between AGC members and officials from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).  OFCCP requested the meeting for the purpose of identifying problems that construction contractors have in meeting affirmative action requirements related to recruiting and suggestions for improved compliance assistance tools.

June 15, 2017

Both Congress and the White House have turned to AGC for common-sense recommendations on streamlining the federal environmental permitting and review processes.

June 12, 2017

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced a one-year delay of EPA’s final designation of counties that are not attaining the 2015 ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS).  The 2015 standard tightened the existing 2008 standard from 75 parts per billion (ppb) to 70 ppb.  Designations for the 2015 standard were originally due by this October.  EPA is taking this additional time to review and re-evaluate many of the complicated issues that AGC raised in its comments on the proposed version of the 2015 rule.

April 12, 2017

Managing the workforce is a focal point at the Associated General Contractors of America Annual Convention in Las Vegas, where it's been noted that competition for top talent has heated up.

April 12, 2017

Need a vendor? Reach thousands of suppliers and service providers in one place: AGC's official purchasing directory, Constructor Marketplace. This site places you in contact with vendors from more than 50 categories -- everything from acoustical and drywall to windows -- quickly, so you can get the materials or the help you need to get the job done right. Use Constructor Marketplace's free Request for Proposal (RFP) Automator to request custom project bids from multiple Marketplace vendors with just a few clicks.

April 12, 2017

Craig Clark, President and CEO of Dynalectric and Chair of the Specialty Contractors Council, was selected as Chair of the Year by AGC President Mark Knight from a list of impressive nominees. 

April 12, 2017

At the Associated General Contractors of America's National Convention, Tim Sinclair, chair of AGC's Specialty Contractors Council, took part in a forum on preconstruction best practices -- a list of which is included in this article. 

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