The people I've met through AGC have helped me both personally and professionally. Every contractor needs those resources and those relationships. If you want to be successful, well then, you need AGC.
On May 12, 2011, AGC submitted testimony for a hearing held jointly between the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the House Committee on Small Business entitled, “Politicizing Procurement: Would President Obama’s Proposal Curb Free Speech and Hurt Small Business?”
Construction spending bounced back from an 11-year low in March, increasing by 1.4 percent to a total seasonally adjusted annual rate of $769 billion, according to AGC's analysis of new Census Bureau data released Monday.
Construction employment increased in 138 out of 337 metropolitan areas between March 2010 and March 2011, decreased in 153 and stayed level in 46, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released Tuesday by AGC.
In collaboration with the Transportation Construction Coalition and Americans for Transportation Mobility, AGC and the Ohio Contractors Association launched an ad campaign in Ohio Thursday to push for new federal transportation investments and legislation.
AGC General Counsel Michael Kennedy was honored today by ENR as one of the top 25 "Newsmakers" of 2010 for his successful efforts to demonstrate significant flaws in the data driving costly new off road diesel emissions regulations in California.
AGC's Brian Deery joined FHWA Administrator Victor Mendez, Maryland state officials and other national groups to launch of National Work Zone Awareness Week. This year’s event took place at the Intercounty Connector construction site in Laurel, Md., along Interstate 95 which is the one of the busiest corridors on the east coast.
Seasonally adjusted nonfarm payroll employment increased in February in 35 states, decreased in 14 states and the District of Columbia, and was unchanged in Hawaii, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported on Friday.
Construction employment increased in 30 states between January and February while 19 states added construction jobs during the past 12 months, AGC reported in an analysis of state employment data released by the Labor Department.
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters.