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OSHA Awards AGC of America

On September 19, OSHA awarded AGC of America a $160,000 grant to provide fall prevention/protection training to approximately 500 employers and workers in the construction industry.

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National VMT Pilot Moves Forward

FHWA is finally moving forward with the national vehicle miles traveled (VMT) pilot required by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

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New EV User Fee Legislation

Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) introduces AGC-backed legislation that would apply a federal user fee to electric vehicles (EVs)—in the form of a one-time tax on batteries used in EVs at the manufacturer—and apply the revenue to the highway trust fund.

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AGC at GSA’s Reverse Industry Day

AGC and member companies, Clark Construction, Hensel Phelps, and Parsons Corp. spoke to GSA’s regional and national directors from the Office of Project Delivery and Regional Design & Construction.

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Biden Speeds Up & Expands Work Authorization

DHS redesignates Temporary Protected Status for Venezuelans and extends TPS to others not enrolled, thereby increasing the number of work eligible immigrants.

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Labor Mandates on Private Construction?

Get the latest developments on the Inflation Reduction Act, including new proposals governing prevailing wage and apprenticeship mandates on private construction tax credits.

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Practical Guide to New Davis Bacon Rule

Understand the significant changes made to compliance with Davis Bacon on your direct federal and federally assisted construction contracts.

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AGC to OSHA: One Size Does Not Fit All

Three AGC contractors testify on the potential impacts of OSHA’s proposed heat standard on construction small businesses.

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OSHA PPE Proposal Lacking

OSHA’s proposed “proper-fitting” PPE rule lacks the clarity needed to actually improve safety.

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Automatic Brakes in New Trucks Proposal

AGC weighs in on a proposed rule from U.S. DOT to require automatic emergency brakes in all new trucks over 10,000 lbs., impacting construction vehicles. 

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