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|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|
|5/13/2020||Construction Association Launches New Nationwide Program To Expand The Diversity Of The Industry By Making Job Sites More Inclusive|
|5/12/2020||House Democrats’ Coronavirus Measure Provides Some Relief For Contractors, But Lacks Other Steps Needed To Help Construction|
|5/8/2020||Construction Industry Loses 975,000 Jobs In April As New Association Survey Shows Deteriorating Demand For Construction Projects|
|5/5/2020||Decision To Extend Paycheck Protection Program Loan Return Deadline To May 14th Helps, But Clarifications Still Needed To Save Jobs|
|5/5/2020||Three Universities Named Nation’s Most Outstanding Student Construction Chapters Of 2019, According To National Trade Association|
|5/1/2020||Nonresidential Construction Spending Declines In March As Pandemic Halts Projects; Group Warns Loan Threats Are Hurting Relief Program|
|4/28/2020||Construction Employment Declines In 99 Metro Areas In March From 2019 As Industry Officials Call For New State & Federal Funding To Add Jobs|
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