AGC Testifies Before Congress on Inflation and Buy America requirements

AGC member firm Plum Contracting testifies before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, highlighting inflation concerns and uncertainty about new Buy America requirements.

An AGC contractor from Western Pennsylvania told Congress construction material price increases and the lack of direction on new Buy America requirements has made it hard to deliver infrastructure projects.

On November 30, 2022, Ali Mills, President of Plum Contracting and Vice President of the Contractors Association of Western Pennsylvania, testified for AGC of America before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. In her testimony, she highlighted challenges currently facing the construction industry including inflation, current supply chain constraints, uncertainty about new Buy America requirements, and the current workforce shortage.

The Committee hearing entitled, “Putting the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Work: The Private Sector Perspective” also included testimony from Gary Johnson of Granite Construction Company, Dave Bauer of American Road & Transportation Builders Association, Jonathan Levy of EVgo Services, and Matt Stanberry of Highland Electric Fleets.

For more information, contact Alex Etchen at [email protected].

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