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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.

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IRS Releases Initial Guidance on Labor Provisions for Clean Energy Tax Incentives

DOL to Provide Educational Webinars on December 14 & 15.

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AGC Joins Call to Avert Rail Strike

AGC continues to urge Congress to impose a tentative labor agreement to head off a possible nationwide rail strike. 

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Congress Faces Year-End Decisions on Spending, Tax Packages

As Congress convenes in December for the post-election “lame duck” session, Republicans and Democrats face a number of year-end deadlines to find agreement on tax and spending legislation that could impact the construction industry.

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AGC's Advocacy Fund Seeks to Protect GCs from Double Liability by Applying Economic Loss Doctrine

AGC of America and the AGC of Tennessee jointly submitted an amicus brief in the case Commercial Painting Company v. The Weitz Company before the Supreme Court of Tennessee, to preserve a general contractor’s right not to be sued for damages twice under different legal theories by its contracting partner seeking to receive a double recovery.

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AGC Meets with DOL Secretary Walsh

AGC and the Secretary discussed top industry priorities, such as addressing the workforce shortage through skills training and attracting individuals to the construction industry, as well as the importance of safety on the job site.

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AGC Meets with White House on Buy America

Despite the recent expiration of some federal agency waivers delaying expanded Buy America requirements, the White House is pushing forward without providing further clarity on those requirements.

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New GHG Proposed Rule for Federal Contractors

The FAR Council’s new proposed rule creates two new categories for federal contractors – significant contractors and major contractors – which trigger significant reporting requirements related to greenhouse gas emissions.

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Changes Coming to Small Business Size Standards

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued an interim final rule that adjusts size standards to inflation that will impact many small and “other than small” construction firms.

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Have You Read USACE’s Partnering Playbook?

The partnering playbook provides several examples and draft templates on a host of issues relevant to AGC members, including partnering across the project delivery life cycle, considerations for planning and implementing pre-award partnering, considerations for post-award partnering, and more.

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