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Located in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area, The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. Operating in partnership with its nationwide network of Chapters, AGC provides a full range of services satisfying the needs and concerns of its members, thereby improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest.

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OFFICIALS TO RELEASE DATA SHOWING MAY CONSTRUCTION JOB TOTALS BY METRO, ALONG WITH SURVEY...

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On Tuesday, June 30 at 10:30 a.m. EDT, officials with the Associated General Contractors of America and HCSS will unveil new survey results highlighting the dangers of highway work
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OFFICIALS TO RELEASE NEW DATA SHOWING MORE PEOPLE WORKING IN CONSTRUCTION IN MOST CITIES...

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On Tuesday, June 30 at 10:30 a.m. EDT, officials with the Associated General Contractors of America and HCSS will unveil new survey results highlighting the dangers of highway work
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NEW HOUSE INFRASTRUCTURE PACKAGE WILL PROVIDE NEEDED INVESTMENTS IN AGING INFRASTRUCTURE, SUPPORT ECONOMIC RECOVERY...

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The Moving Forward Act's Proposed $1.5 Trillion in New Investments Will Improve Range of Public Infrastructure
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NEW DATA SHOWS CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY RETURNING TO PRE-CORONAVIRUS LEVELS IN MANY PARTS OF THE...

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Association Survey and Data Collected by Procore Measure Impacts of the Pandemic, Showing Signs of a Construction Recovery, but Labor Shortages and Project Cancellations Show
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NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION AND PROCORE TO RELEASE NEW STATE AND NATIONAL DATA SHOWING...

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Tomorrow, Thursday, June 18 at 12 p.m. EDT, the Associated General Contractors of America and Procore will release new state and national data showing the impacts of the coronavirus
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PASSAGE OF PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM IMPROVEMENTS WILL SAVE MANY CONSTRUCTION JOBS AND PROTECT CONSTRUCTION...

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With Needed Improvements to the Vital Survival Program Complete, Construction Official Urges Congress and the President
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NEW ANALYSIS FINDS COMPOSITE PLANS WOULD HAVE FARED BETTER DURING THE CORONAVIRUS THAN TRADITIONAL...

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A new study released today finds that composite retirement plans would have fared better during the coronavirus pandemic and related market declines than traditional defined-benefit multi-employer plans, allowing participants to receive higher benefits
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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING SHRINKS 2.9 PERCENT IN APRIL AS PUBLIC AGENCIES, PRIVATE OWNERS HALT WORK;...

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New Federal Investments in Transportation, Other Types of Infrastructure Will Help Offset Expected Declines in State and Local Funding as State Budgets Suffer Impacts of Coronavirus
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HOUSE-PASSED BILL MAKING NEEDED IMPROVEMENTS TO PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM WILL ALLOW CONSTRUCTION FIRMS TO...

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Construction Official Urges Senate and White House to Quickly Pass and Sign Into Law the Paycheck Protection Program
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NEW TREASURY DEPARTMENT GUIDANCE PROVIDES CLARITY ON GOOD-FAITH CERTIFICATIONS BY PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM LOAN...

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Guidance Provides Safe Harbor Provision for Firms that Received Loans of Less than $2 Million, Provides for Repayment for Firms
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DECISION TO EXTEND PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM LOAN RETURN DEADLINE TO MAY 14th HELPS, BUT...

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Construction Official Urges Treasury Department to Clarify Recent, Confusing, Guidance that is Prompting Many Construction Firms to Return Loans, Cut Staff Instead of Risking Prosecution
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NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION AND PROCORE TO RELEASE NEW DATA SHOWING THE IMPACTS OF THE...

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On Friday, May 8 at 12 p.m. EDT, the Associated General Contractors of America and Procore will release new data showing the impacts of the coronavirus on the construction industry
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NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION SPENDING DECLINES IN MARCH AS PANDEMIC HALTS PROJECTS; GROUP WARNS LOAN THREATS...

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Treasury Department's Recent Changes to Paycheck Protection Program Loan Guidance Are Making It Even Harder for Firms to Maintain Jobs Amid Declining Private-Sector Demand
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DECLINES IN 99 METRO AREAS IN MARCH FROM 2019 AS INDUSTRY OFFICIALS...

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Laredo, Texas and Lake Charles, La. Have Largest Construction Job Losses While Lewiston, Idaho-Wash. And Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas Add the Most Jobs; Association Survey Indicates Losses
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DECLINES IN 20 STATES AND D.C. IN MARCH, IN LINE WITH INDUSTRY...

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Construction employment declined in 20 states and D.C. in March, aligning with the results of a recent survey by the Associated General Contractors of America that found growing layoffs amid
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CONSTRUCTION FIRMS TO HOLD NATIONWIDE CORONAVIRUS SAFETY STAND DOWN ON THURSDAY, APRIL 9th TO...

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On Thursday, April 9th, hundreds of construction firms from across the country will stop work and hold coronavirus-focused safety stand downs as part of a nationwide safety campaign
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TWENTY-SEVEN PERCENT OF CONSTRUCTION FIRMS REPORT LAYOFFS SINCE THE CORONAVIRUS AS NEW JOBS REPORT...

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Association Survey Conducted This Week Suggests Industry's Job Losses are Spreading Rapidly; Officials Call for Additional Federal Measures to Help Avoid Further Layoffs and Economic Pain
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FEBRUARY RISE IN CONSTRUCTION OUTLAYS CONTRASTS WITH PANDEMIC-DRIVEN COLLAPSE IN MARCH AS OWNERS, GOVERNMENT...

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Survey Finds Contractors Face Shortages of Materials and Workers, Delivery Delays and Cancellations; Association Officials Urge Additional Measures to Help Workers, Firms
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NEW DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY GUIDANCE CLARIFIES CONSTRUCTION’S ROLE IN SUPPORTING ESSENTIAL CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

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Construction Officials Say New Federal Guidance Should Signal to State ad Local Officials the Need to Allow Construction Activity
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SENATE CORONAVIRUS RELIEF BILL’S TAX AND LENDING PROVISIONS WILL HELP CONSTRUCTION FIRMS, BUT INDUSTRY...

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The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to the Coronavirus relief measure that passed

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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

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