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This page offers media the most up–to–date information on hot industry topics including commentary and analysis on the latest trends in construction economics, the impact of legislative, regulatory and environmental issues on the construction industry, and the ways AGC is educating the industry on safety and health initiatives.

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3/5/2009 NEW SOFTWARE STANDARD WILL ALLOW SHARING OF INFORMATION BETWEEN DIFFERENT CONSTRUCTION SOFTWARE PROGRAMS
3/4/2009 NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION GROUP SELECTS PROGRAM TO MAKE DISABLED VETERANS' HOMES ACCESSIBLE AS FIRST EVER NATIONAL CHARITY EFFORT
3/2/2009 AGENCIES MUST MOVE QUICKLY TO TURN STIMULUS DOLLARS INTO CONTRACTS, LEADING CONSTRUCTION ECONOMIST SAYS
2/26/2009 TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION REPORT SHOWS FOLLY OF KNEE-JERK REJECTIONS OF SOUND SOLUTIONS, HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO EMBRACE ALL VIABLE OPTIONS FOR BUILDING TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE
2/19/2009 STIMULUS' $135 BILLION FOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND CONSTRUCTION WILL SAVE OR CREATE ALMOST 2 MILLION JOBS, ACCORDING TO AGC ANALYSIS
2/19/2009 CALIFORNIA'S DECISION TO DELAY COSTLY, UNNEEDED CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT EMISSIONS RULE IS WELCOME NEWS FOR STATE'S UNEMPLOYED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS, AGC's CEO SANDHERR SAYS
2/13/2009 STIMULUS WILL CREATE OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNEMPLOYED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS & STRUGGLING BUSINESSES, BUILDERS ARE READY TO LEAD THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY, AGC'S STEPHEN SANDHERR SAYS
2/10/2009 OUTLOOK FOR UNEMPLOYED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS IMPROVES WITH PASSAGE OF SENATE STIMULUS LEGISLATION, CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION WILL SEEK RESTORATION OF EDUCATION CONSTRUCTION FUNDING, CEO STEPHEN SANDHERR SAYS
2/6/2009 CONSTRUCTION JOB-LOSS FIGURES UNDERSCORE URGENCY OF STIMULUS, AGC ECONOMIST SAYS
2/6/2009 MAINE STANDS TO RECEIVE $317 MILLION IN CONSTRUCTION INVESTMENTS AS PART OF STIMULUS TO JUMP START TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS

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