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House Budget Resolution Moves Forward

Provides Mechanism for Increased Infrastructure Spending This week, the House Budget Committee advanced their 2018 budget resolution, Building a Better America by a party line vote of 22-14.  The resolution sets spending levels for both mandatory and discretionary programs, provides instructions for tax reform and establishes a mechanism that would allow for increased spending for […]

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Department of Transportation Guidance on Bidder DBE Submittals Pending

The U.S. Department of Transportation is preparing guidance to clarify that states must require all bidders to submit disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) utilization information regardless of whether the state requires the bidder to submit the information at time of bid or allows a five day grace period following bid submission. AGC wrote to Transportation Secretary […]

Trump Administration Releases New Details on Regulatory Agenda

Silica, WOTUS, Paid Sick Leave, Local Hiring and More The Trump administration released new details on its regulatory and deregulatory plans. Issued July 20, the 2017 Spring Unified Agenda provides some answers and many questions about the future of major regulatory issues facing AGC contractors. On the positive side, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced […]

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AGC Connects You with the Regulatory Agencies in Unique Compliance Assistance Hour

Access the Resources You Need at AGC’s 2017 Construction Environmental Conference on Sept. 13-14 AGC has invited many federal agency offices to attend a special Compliance Assistance Hour at AGC’s 2017 Construction Environmental Conference (CEC) on September 13-14 in Crystal City, Virginia.  Attendees will have access to resources on a wide breadth of issues and […]

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House Subcommittee Advances Drinking Water Reauthorization Legislation

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment advanced legislation that seeks to bring greater investment in the country’s aging drinking water infrastructure as well as facilitate compliance for our drinking water delivery systems. The Drinking Water System Improvement Act of 2017 would authorize $8 billion over five years for the drinking water state revolving […]