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June 2, 2009
We are now accepting presentations for AGC's 91st Annual Convention. The convention will take place March 17-20, 2010 at the Marriott Orlando World Center in Orlando. The deadline for submitting presentations is June 18, 2009. We're looking for eager, knowledgeable and dynamic individuals and panels to submit proposals for consideration. We would encourage you to submit or to pass this information along to other people who you think would make great speakers.
June 2, 2009
Due to the changing landscape in federal contracting, it is more important than ever that contractors - those experienced in federal work or those looking to move into the this market - are aware of rule and regulation updates and the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on the federal contracting process.  This webinar series provides an overview of the existing process and walks attendees through the evolution of federal contracting. Two remaining webinars will take place on Thursdays June 4 and June 11 from 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (ET). 
June 2, 2009
AGC members and Chapters continue to use the Liquid Assets documentary to raise awareness about national and local water infrastructure needs.  Carolinas AGC, the West Virginia Contractors Association, and AGC of St. Louis have all recently sponsored events in recent months using Liquid Assets to meet with state and local officials, universities and community groups.
June 2, 2009
In January 2009, AGC met with senior officials from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA).
June 2, 2009
On April 23, 2009, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued ARRA guidance establishing government-wide guidance and standard award terms for agencies to include financial assistance awards which will impact federally assisted programs, namely grants, cooperative agreements and loans as part of their implementation of the Recovery Act.  Ultimately Agencies such as U.S. DOT and EPA will and have released their own guidance for programs based on the OMB guidance. Highlights of the OMB guidance include:
May 26, 2009
The Steering Committee of the AGC M&U Division met on May 19, 2009 at AGC’s Capitol Hill Legislative Headquarters in Washington, DC to discuss future activities and priorities of the division.
May 26, 2009
ARRA highlights for individual Agency Programs that may be of interest for M&U Contractors.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
May 26, 2009
OMB & FAR Coucil seeking industry input on interim rules for ARRA projects. On March 31, 2009, the FAR Councils issued a series of interim rules amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to implement several key provisions set forth in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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