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The Federal Gas Tax is the Best Bang for Consumer’s Buck for Infrastructure Improvements

AGC educates Congress that suspending the federal gas tax does not promise to lower prices at the pump and directly jeopardizes the recently passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

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Trade Agreement Reached with the UK on Steel and Aluminum

Good news for construction - a trade agreement has been reached which will lower tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the UK.

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Administration Proposes Blacklisting Rule Version 2.0

The Department of Agriculture has proposed contract clauses that would essentially reinstate the Obama Administration’s Blacklisting Rule.

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AGC PAC Endorses David McKinley for the U.S. House of Representatives

The Associated General Contractors of America Political Action Committee, also known as the AGC PAC, announced today that it has endorsed David McKinley for the United States House of Representatives. AGC PAC officials said they are supporting the McKinley campaign because of his strong commitment to the construction industry in West Virginia.

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Department of Labor Releases Comprehensive Davis-Bacon Proposal

This will be the first update in 40 years to Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations.

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Full Funding for Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act To Be Released

Congress met the March 11 deadline and passed a full fiscal year 2022 funding package and President Biden signed it into law.

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Appeals Court Overturns Punitive Damages for Breach of Contract

A win for the Construction Advocacy Fund-Financed, AGC-backed lawsuit.

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AGC Talks with White House Officials on Domestic Manufacturing Requirements

The discussion centered on the implementation of changes to “Buy America” and “Buy American” made in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) for federally funded and federally assisted infrastructure projects.

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Increased Funding in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act set to be Finally Realized

Congress is again faced with an impending deadline to fund the government by March 11.

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Congress Again Works to Meet Government Funding Deadline

After passing a short-term three-week extension of government funding in February, Congress is again faced with an impending deadline to fund the government by March 11.

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