AGC Shares Regulatory Plan with Trump Transition Team

This week, AGC shared its federal agency regulatory, compliance and enforcement plan with members of the Trump Presidential Transitional Team. Entitled “Make Federal Agencies Responsible Again,” the document calls for the repeal of dozens of unnecessary and overly burdensome executive orders, presidential memoranda, and federal regulations that have made it more difficult for construction contractors […]

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OSHA’s Publishes Second Controversial Recordkeeping Regulation in 2016

On Dec. 19, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule to revise existing language in the recordkeeping regulation to emphasize an employer’s responsibility to make and maintain accurate OSHA 300 Logs and all related incident reports.  The new rule drastically expands on the existing regulatory language and in some cases added […]

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Visit Your Congressmen Next Week and Urge Them to Fix the Highway Trust Fund

Talking Points Can be Found at www.HardhatsforHighways.org While Members of Congress are back home for the remainder of the year, the AGC co-chaired Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) is urging our members to contact their Members of Congress – either in person or via email – and encourage them to permanently fix for the Highway Trust […]

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“Civilian BRAC” Becomes Law 

$8 Billion in Federal Real Property Up for Consideration  Last week, the President signed into law the AGC-supported Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act. This bipartisan law will shrink the federal footprint and streamline the disposal of excess or underutilized federal buildings. AGC has long been involved in pushing for federal real property reform and strongly supports these efforts. The […]

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New FAR Rule on Prime Contractor Payments to Small Business Subcontractors

FAR Council Addresses Many of AGC’s Concerns On Dec. 20, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council issued a final rule requiring a prime contractor to notify federal contracting officers if (1) the prime contractor makes a reduced payment to a small business subcontractor or (2) if the prime contractor’s payment to a small business subcontractor […]

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Water Resources and Infrastructure Bill Heads to White House

Last week the Senate (78–21) and the House of Representatives (360–61) voted overwhelmingly to pass the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act. Thanks to those of you who wrote to your members of Congress, urging them to support passing this important legislation. The WIIN Act includes provisions from the House and Senate Water Resource Development Act […]