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House Democrats Provide Labor Priorities for Human Infrastructure Bill

On September 8, House Democrats released legislative text detailing their labor priorities under consideration for inclusion in a $3.5 trillion human infrastructure bill.

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House Democrats Advance $3.5T Human Infrastructure Bill Process

On August 24, the House of Representatives passed—on a 220 to 212 party-line vote—a $3.5 trillion budget resolution that advances the legislative process for the enactment of President Biden’s human infrastructure proposal.

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Biden Signs Executive Order Setting New Goal for Electric Vehicle Sales

On August 5, President Biden signed an Executive Order setting a new target to make half of all new vehicles sold in 2030 zero-emissions vehicles, including battery electric, plug-in hybrid electric, or fuel cell electric vehicles.

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Senate Moves Forward on $1.2T Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

On July 28, the Senate agreed, 67-32, to begin debate on a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package. Ahead of the vote, the bipartisan group of senators announced it had resolved all major issues on the package.

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Senate Democrats Begin Work on $3.5 Trillion “Human” Infrastructure Bill

On July 13, Senate Democrats announced agreement on spending $3.5 trillion using a budget process—called reconciliation—that avoids the Senate filibuster 60-vote threshold for passing legislation, and instead requires a simple majority of 51 votes.

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Bipartisan Deal on Infrastructure Framework Struck

On June 23, a bipartisan group of senators announced an agreement on a $1.2 trillion infrastructure framework with the White House.

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AGC Pushes Biden Administration for Lumber Price Relief

On May 17, nearly 100 members of the U.S. House of Representatives—at AGC’s urging—called on U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to negotiate a softwood lumber trade agreement with Canada.

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AGC Presses for Action on Construction Materials Prices

On May 28, the President Biden’s National Economic Council sought consultation from AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson on construction supply chain issues, materials price increases and their impacts.

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AGC Continues to Press for Timely Forgiveness of PPP Loans

On May 10, AGC filed a Freedom of Information Act request in response to SBA’s delayed decision-making process of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans as AGC members report they have already waited many months for SBA to act on forgiveness applications for loans over $2 million.

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U.S. Treasury Outlines How States Can Spend $350 Billion State & Local Government COVID-Relief

On May 13, the U.S. Department of Treasury issued an interim final rule (IFR) detailing how the $350 billion in state, local, and territorial government funding provided through the American Rescue Plan Act can be spent.

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