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AGC Financial Issues Committee Summer Meeting Recap

This past week, nearly 40 member company CFOs and other senior accounting and tax professionals attended the AGC Financial Issues Committee (FIC) Summer Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.  The Committee inaugurated a new Chairman, John Rogoz of Krauss-Anderson Construction, and congratulated outgoing Chairman, Dave Allison, on receiving AGC of America’s National Committee Chair of the Year. […]

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House Committee Considers NLRA Bills

The House Committee on the Education and the Workforce approved two bills that target the National Labor Relations Act and actions undertaken at the National Labor Relations Board during the previous eight years. AGC supports the committee’s efforts and urges Congress to pass H.R. 2776, the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act and H.R. 2775, the […]

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House and Senate Move Forward on FAA Reauthorization

Bills Include a Number of Key AGC Priorities This week, the House and Senate moved forward with their respective reauthorizations of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). AGC weighed in with the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) and Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committees on construction contractors’ priorities for the legislation. The current FAA Authorization expires […]

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OSHA Issues Proposal to Extend July 1 Deadline for Submitting Electronic Injury and Illness Records

Announces Intent to Review Controversial Recordkeeping Rule Covering Drug Testing On June 28, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) formally proposed a rule to extend the original deadline for contractors to electronically submit their 2016 injury and illness data (Form 300A) from July 1 to December 1, 2017. OSHA now expects to launch the […]

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Senate Unveils Health Care Reform Bill, Outcome Remains Uncertain

Senate Slowly Moves Closer to Ending Health Care Debate Today, Senate Republicans unveiled their much anticipated version of health care reform several months after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Despite today’s action, the past six months of heated and contentious negotiations among Republicans and the administration on the […]

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Congress Begins Debate on FAA Reauthorization

This week, the House and Senate revealed their respective bills to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  Prior to the bills being released, the AGC co-chaired Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) sent letters in support of increased funding for the FAA’s main infrastructure funding program, the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and raising the cap on the […]

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AGC Meets with the Office of Management & Budget

Discuss Federal Agency Reforms On June 9, AGC met with senior officials at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to discuss ways to restructure federal agencies, improve the functions of federal procurement, and prevent agencies from duplicating and directly competing with the private sector for activities already performed by construction companies. On March 13, […]