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President Biden to Unveil Infrastructure Proposal

President Biden is expected to put forth his proposal for a multi-trillion investment in infrastructure on March 31.

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AGC Key Vote: Legal Work Authorizations for DACA and TPS Status Holders

On March 18, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the AGC-supported American Dream and Promise Act of 2021 (H.R. 6).

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House of Representatives Passes the PRO Act

On March 9, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the PRO Act largely along partisan lines with a final vote of 225-206.

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The CDC is Not Recommending Double-Masking

On February 10, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a report finding, among other things, that fitting a cloth mask over a medical procedure mask (“double masking”) improved source control and reduced wearer exposure to contracting COVID-19.

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PRO Act – Labor Law Reform Legislation Introduced in Congress

Action Needed

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President Biden Issues More than 20 Executive Orders

In just one week in office, President Biden has issued 21 executive orders, a figure surpassing former President Obama’s 20 executive orders issued over the course of all of 2013.

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President Biden Focuses on COVID-19 Safety in the Workplace

On January 21, President Biden issued an executive order (EO) calling on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue revised COVID-19 guidance to employers by February 4.

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AGC Scores Major Victories in Year-End Legislation

AGC blocked a surprise federal tax increase of up to 37 percent on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness, benefiting tens of thousands of construction firms.

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AGC PAC Endorses Kelly Loeffler & David Perdue for U.S. Senate

The Associated General Contractors of America Political Action Committee, also known as the AGC PAC, announced today that it has endorsed David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler for the United States Senate. AGC PAC officials said they are supporting the senators’ campaigns because of their strong pro-construction record and support for the industry.

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AGC Leads Coalition Calling on Congress to Fix PPP Tax Issues

On December 3, AGC, along with 564 trade associations, called on Congress to pass legislation reversing IRS policy that turns promised, tax-free PPP loan forgiveness into a taxable event.

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