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Phyllis Harden

Legislative & Special Projects, Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel
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Monthly Archives: July 2018

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 272 METROS BETWEEN JUNE 2017 & 2018 AS STRONG DEMAND, GROWING ECONOMY OFFSET LABOR AND TARIFF WOES

July 31, 2018

Merced, Calif., Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, Texas Have Largest Gains as 64 Areas Set June Records for Construction Employment; Columbia, S.C. and Middlesex-Monmouth-Ocean, N.J. Lag

THE ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (AGC PAC) ENDORSES RICK SCOTT FOR THE UNITED STATES SENATE

July 26, 2018

Construction Industry’s Election Fund Also Provides the Maximum Contribution to Support the Governor’s Senate Campaign

The Associated General Contractors of America Political Action Committee, also known as the AGC PAC, announced today that it has endorsed Rick Scott for the United States Senate.  AGC PAC officials said they are supporting the governor's campaign because of his pro-growth economic record.

PASSAGE OF ACT TO BOOST CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION WILL HELP ADDRESS GROWING SHORTAGE OF QUALIFIED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

July 25, 2018

Congressional Approval is an Important Step in Addressing Skills Gap by Making It Easier for School Officials to Set up and Support Programs Exposing Students to High-Paying Careers Like Construction

The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement in reaction to the passage of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act:

NEW HOUSE TRANSPORTATION PROPOSAL PROVIDES A SENSIBLE APPROACH TO FINANCING NEEDED IMPROVEMENTS TO PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE

July 24, 2018

Long-Term Measure’s Modest Increases to User Fees Will Provide a Fiscally Responsible Approach to Funding Upgrades to Aging and Over-Burdened Roads, Waterways and Public Buildings

CONSTRUCTION COST DATA SHOWS EFFECT OF TRADE DISPUTES AS ALUMINUM AND STEEL COSTS INCREASE, RATE OF COST INCREASES HITS RECENT HIGH

July 11, 2018

New Labor Department Figures Demonstrate How New Tariffs Have Increased the Costs of Key Construction Materials, With Metal Materials Experiencing Double-Digit Percent Increases

CONSTRUCTION SPENDING REACHES RECORD HIGH WITH 0.4 PERCENT PICKUP IN MAY AS RESIDENTIAL AND PUBLIC INVESTMENT OFFSET DIP IN NONRESIDENTIAL OUTLAYS

July 2, 2018

Continued Labor Shortages, Rising Materials Costs Related to New Tariffs Could Stall All Types of Projects; Construction Officials Urge Feds to Enact New Workforce Measures, Avoid Damaging Trade War

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