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Greenhouse Gas Reporting for Federal Contractors?
On February 16, AGC weighed in on a proposed rule that would create new and onerous greenhouse gas reporting requirements for virtually every federal construction contractor.Read more
AGC Meets Commanders of U.S. Army Corps
AGC and the Army Corps discussed solutions to the challenges facing our nation’s infrastructure, and how the Army Corps can better partner with the construction industry.Read more
AGC Meets Commander of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
AGC meets with Lieutenant General Scott A. Spellmon, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to discuss partnering to better address the challenges facing our nation’s infrastructure.Read more
AGC Scores Legislative Victories
AGC successfully blocked the inclusion of blacklisting and local hire mandates, unworkable one-size-fits-all environmental requirements, and significant liability risks for federal contractors in the annual defense bill that’s likely to become law.Read more
Water Infrastructure Bill Advances
The AGC-backed Water Resources Development Act—which authorizes Army Corps Civil Works Program projects—will likely advance to the president’s desk for signature into law.Read more
Seen USACE’s Change Order Playbook?
Based on analysis of the USACE-AGC Joint Study on Construction Contract Modifications published last year, USACE publishes its first-ever Contract Changes Playbook for firm fixed-price contracts to provide best practices and drive accountability for timely resolution of change orders.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Buy American Content Requirement Increase
On October 25, the domestic content threshold requirement for manufactured products and construction materials on direct federal construction projects rose from 55 percent to 60 percent.Read more