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Register for the AGC/CFMA Construction Financial Management Conference

Jointly sponsored by AGC and CFMA, the 21st Annual AGC/CFMA Construction Financial Management Conference will be held Nov. 1-3, 2017 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. This three-day conference offers programs and workshops designed specifically for financial professionals in the construction industry. The 34 interactive sessions will cover the latest industry issues and their financial implications. Participants […]

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Registration Open for November Highway, Transportation & Utility Infrastructure Conference

The 2017 Highway, Transportation and Utility Infrastructure Conference will take place Nov. 1-3, 2017 at the Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, Arizona. Registration is now open. The conference features excellent speakers and group interaction on a number of topics impacting the transportation and utility infrastructure construction market. This year’s meeting runs from Wednesday to Friday and will […]

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Support Grows for ELD Mandate Extension

Urge Your Representative to Co-Sponsor Bill  Forty-two House members have signed on to co-sponsor H.R. 3282, legislation introduced by Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) to extend for two years the deadline for installing Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) on trucks to monitor drivers’ hours of service. Included as co-sponsors are Reps. Kevin Brady (R-TX), Mac Thornberry (R-TX), […]

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Tell Congress to Fund Infrastructure in Tax Reform

Contact your Representatives and Senators As the Congressional August recess continues, the AGC-co-chaired Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) is asking you to reach out to your representative and senators and tell them to fix the Highway Trust Fund as part of tax reform and invest in transportation infrastructure. Congress does not return to Washington until Sept. 5 and […]

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Executive Order Seeks to Expedite Infrastructure Projects

Rescinds Obama Order Opposed by AGC This week President Trump issued an Executive Order entitled, “Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting Process for Infrastructure Projects.” The Order includes several reforms such as establishing a “One Federal Decision” policy under which the lead federal agency works with other agencies to complete environmental […]

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EPA Back Tracks on Previous Delay of 2015 Ozone Standard

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reversed its June 2017 decision to delay by one year the final designation of counties that are not attaining the 2015 ozone national ambient air quality standard (NAAQS). EPA will now make those determinations by the October 1, 2017, deadline. The reversal came after news that 15 states and the District of Columbia […]

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AGC Urges Labor Department to Rescind “Persuader Rule”

AGC of America submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor on August 10 in support of the Department’s proposed rule to rescind the controversial “persuader rule” issued during the Obama Administration. The “persuader rule” expands the reporting obligations of labor relations “consultants” – which is broadly defined – who conduct activities to persuade […]