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AGC Provides Regulatory Reduction Suggestions to EPA

Per the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) request, AGC provided 30 pages of comprehensive and detailed recommendations for EPA’s regulatory evaluation in line with recent executive orders and presidential initiatives. In its submissions, AGC highlights the regulatory burden the construction industry bears and offers specific program modifications and solutions relating to water issues, oil spills […]

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EPA Seeks Comment on Review of Existing Regulations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is seeking public input on its evaluation of existing rules pursuant to President Trump’s government-wide Executive Order 13777 on Enforcing the Regulatory Agenda and Executive Order 13771 that directs agencies to “identify” at least two existing regulations for elimination whenever any new rule is proposed or […]

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Trump Admin. Seeks Advice on Construction Permitting/Regulatory Issues

AGC Provides Comprehensive, Detailed Response In a comprehensive, 64 page response, AGC answered the Dept. of Commerce’s (DOC) request for information (RFI) on the impact of federal permitting/regulatory requirements on the construction and expansion of domestic manufacturing facilities. AGC noted a host of federal environmental permitting hurdles and other regulatory burdens that extensively delay and […]

Federal Regulatory Freeze Ends

AGC Updates on Major Regulations/Executive Orders On March 22, the federal regulatory freeze put in place by the Trump administration since January 20 came to a close. As a result, federal agencies will look to move ahead with their regulatory agendas by proposing new regulations and finalizing ones in the cue. However, over the last […]

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AGC-Backed Regulatory Reforms Pass House

President Signs New Regulatory Reform Order On March 1, the House passed three AGC-backed regulatory reforms that will help eliminate regulations that are obsolete, ineffective, overly burdensome or duplicative. These reforms bills come on the heels of several others that passed the House in January with AGC support. While these reforms advance in Congress, the […]

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House Panel Approves AGC-Supported Regulatory Reforms​

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee passed three AGC-backed regulatory reform bills on Tuesday. The Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act, Regulatory Integrity Act, and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) Insight, Reform and Accountability Act collectively would establish mechanisms to unwind obsolete, duplicative, overly burdensome, and ineffective regulations. The bills will likely move to […]

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House Votes to Rollback Blacklisting Regulations

Urge Your Senators to Repeal Blacklisting Following a concerted AGC advocacy effort coordinated in conjunction with business organization partners, the House today voted 236-187 to repeal the regulations implementing former-President Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces”—commonly called Blacklisting—Executive Order. Now, action moves to the Senate. Please contact your U.S. Senators and urge them to repeal […]

President Trump Takes Executive Action

Places a Freeze on all Federal Regulations During his first week, President Trump is quickly moving to implement his agenda via executive order, presidential memoranda and other directives.  AGC has published a comprehensive document, President Trump’s Executive Actions, analyzing important executive directives – such as the border wall, Obamacare, and Buy America requirements – and how they may impact […]