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Construction spending slumped 0.7 percent from $798 billion in December to $792 billion in January, the second-lowest seasonally adjusted annual rate since July 2000, the Associated General Contractors of America noted today in an analysis of new Census Bureau data.
In response to President Obama's proposed 2012 federal budget and the House Republican's proposed 2011 continuing resolution, AGC noted on Monday that there is potential to help businesses, but that cuts in water and other infrastructure will cost Americans more later.
The construction unemployment rate jumped to 22.5 percent in January 2011 as the sector lost another 32,000 jobs since December 2010, according to an analysis of new federal employment data released by AGC.
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.