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March 25, 2021

President Biden is expected to put forth his proposal for a multi-trillion investment in infrastructure on March 31. The proposal is expected to include significant investments in a broad range of construction projects including roads, bridges, public transit, airports, drinking water and wastewater, schools, renewable energy, broadband and more. In addition to physical infrastructure, proposal is anticipated to include significant investments in “human infrastructure,” including but not limited to free community colleges, universal pre-kindergarten and paid family leave.

March 18, 2021

On March 16, AGC met with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Acting Administrator Stephanie Pollack. Prior to joining FHWA, Pollack served as the Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. This introductory meeting provided AGC an opportunity to discuss mutual priorities between the association and agency, including addressing challenges facing the surface transportation system, construction workforce and diversity and inclusion in the industry.

March 4, 2021

Includes Significant Funding for Infrastructure with New Federal Strings Attached

July 30, 2020

Authorizes Dozens of Army Corps Projects

July 30, 2020

Tell your Elected Officials to Include Funding for Construction in COVID-Relief Bill

June 18, 2020

On June 15, Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Todd Young (R-Ind.), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) introduced the Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act, legislation that would ensure Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funds can be used to provide incentive payments to contractors for early completion of eligible projects. Rather than the owner agency establishing unrealistic completion dates, which could discourage some contractors from bidding on those projects, incentive payments allow contractors to determine how best to earn the incentive.

June 18, 2020

Provides $9.5 Billion for Transportation and Building Infrastructure Improvements

June 18, 2020

Organizes bipartisan letter to Senate Leadership

June 18, 2020

On June 15, ahead of the markup of the legislation in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, AGC released a full analysis of the INVEST Act, the House Democrats’ recently introduced surface transportation reauthorization bill.

May 7, 2020

On May 6, the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee unanimously approved two wat

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