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|6/22/2020||New House Infrastructure Package Will Provide Needed Investments in Aging Infrastructure, Support Economic Recovery and Create Jobs|
|6/19/2020||Construction Employment Rises From April To May In 45 States, Slips In 5; Association Survey Finds Job Losses May Widen Without Federal Funding|
|6/18/2020||New Data Shows Construction Activity Returning To Pre-Coronavirus Levels In Many Parts Of The Country As Some Firms Begin To Add Workers|
|6/5/2020||Construction Jobs Rise By 464,000 Jobs But Remain 596,000 Below Recent Peak; Association Calls For Infrastructure Funds To Stem Losses, Aid Economy|
|6/4/2020||Passage Of Paycheck Protection Program Improvements Will Save Many Construction Jobs And Protect Construction Employers|
|6/3/2020||Construction Employment Declines In 326 Out Of 358 Metro Areas In April; Association Says New Transportation Proposal Could Help Restore Jobs|
|6/2/2020||New Analysis Finds Composite Plans Would Have Fared Better During The Coronavirus Than Traditional Multi-Employer Retirement Plans|
|6/1/2020||Construction Spending Shrinks 2.9 Percent In April As Public Agencies, Private Owners Halt Work; Association Urges Boost To Federal Financing|
|5/28/2020||House-passed Bill Making Needed Improvements To Paycheck Protection Program Will Allow Construction Firms To Save More Jobs|
|5/22/2020||Construction Employment Shrinks In 49 States And D.C. In April; New Association Survey Finds Mix Of Layoffs, Pickup In Hiring In May|
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