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|2/6/2009||MAINE STANDS TO RECEIVE $317 MILLION IN CONSTRUCTION INVESTMENTS AS PART OF STIMULUS TO JUMP START TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS|
|2/6/2009||PRESIDENTIAL ORDER ON GOVERNMENT-MANDATED LABOR AGREEMENTS MAY LIMIT BUSINESSES' ABILITY TO COMPETE FOR STIMULUS-FUNDED PROJECTS, AGC'S STEPHEN SANDHERR SAYS|
|2/4/2009||$10 Billion Over Two Years Needed for Flood Control, Navigation, Ports, Locks and Dams|
|2/2/2009||NEW CONSTRUCTION DATA SHOWS NEED FOR STIMULUS INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS, AGC'S STEVE SANDHERR SAYS|
|1/23/2009||PROPOSED INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS WILL HELP CREATE OR SUPPORT OVER 1.85 MILLION JOBS IN LESS THAN TWO YEARS, UNIVERSITY ECONOMIST STEPHEN FULLER TELLS CONGRESS|
|1/21/2009||HOUSE STIMULUS PROPOSAL "ENCOURAGING," BUT MORE CAN BE DONE TO PUT CONSTRUCTION WORKERS BACK ON THE JOB|
|1/12/2009||NEW NATIONAL TRAINING GUIDELINES WILL HELP BUILD BETTER, MORE SUCCESSFUL CONSTRUCTION WORKFORCE|
|1/8/2009||Two-Thirds of Nation's Construction Companies Planning Layoffs This Year, New Construction Employment and Business Forecast Finds|
|12/22/2008||ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA URGES EPA TO DENY CALIFORNIA REQUEST TO ENFORCE COSTLY AND UNSAFE RULE REQUIRING RETROFIT OR REPLACEMENT OF MOST HEAVY CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT|
|12/19/2008||STATEMENT: CALIFORNIA'S DECISION TO CUT BILLIONS IN LOANS FOR VITAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS REMINDER OF DESPERATE NEED FOR FEDERAL STIMULUS|
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