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August 29, 2018

Eighty percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions... 

August 24, 2018

Court Ruling Puts 2015 WOTUS Rule in Effect in 26 States

August 24, 2018

AGC Supplies Recommendations to Streamline NEPA Procedures

August 24, 2018

AGC Supports Agency Move Towards Greater Transparency in Regulatory Science

August 24, 2018

AGC and other industry allies recently urged the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to advance a new bill that would help prevent states from improperly delaying infrastructure projects based on water quality certifications.

August 23, 2018

Hear Regulatory Updates from Federal Agencies and Industry Experts

August 22, 2018

The Federal Acquisition Regulatory (FAR) Council on August 22 issued a final rule adopting a December 2016 interim rule that implements Pres. Obama’s Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors executive order and the related September 2016 final rule issued by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).

August 21, 2018

As a result of a federal court ruling on August 16, the Obama administration’s 2015 “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule—which expands federal environmental permitting jurisdiction involving wetlands—is now in effect in 26 states (listed below).  AGC published an in-depth look at the 2015 WOTUS rule when it was finalized.  The association will provide its membersaddi

August 21, 2018

AGC of America’s Union Contractors Committee will hold its next conference call on September 13 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time.  The agenda includes updates on recent developments in labor relations and government affairs of interest to union contractors as well as a roundtable discussion about developments around the country.  Participation is free and open to all AGC-member union contractors and chapter staff, regardless of committee membership.  (AGC nonmembers may not participate.) 

August 17, 2018

Forty-five states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between July 2017 and July 2018, while 29 states and D.C. added construction jobs between June and July, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today. Association officials cautioned that continued job gains may depend on swiftly implementing new training and education legislation to equip students and workers to enter the industry.

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