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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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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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CHESTER, PENNSYLVANIA’S SMITH FLOORING, INC. WINS DIVERSE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM NATIONAL...

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Associated General Contractors of America Also Recognizes Austin Commercial, Hensel Phelps, Central Builders, United Rentals and the AGC of Missouri for their Diversity & Inclusion Programs
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CONSTRUCTION JOBS INCREASE IN 32 STATES IN JANUARY FROM 1 AND 12 MONTHS AGO...

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Construction employment increased in 32 states in January compared to both December and January 2019, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today.
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CONSTRUCTION OUTLAYS SOAR IN JANUARY TO $1.369 TRILLION WITH LARGE PUBLIC WORKS AND RESIDENTIAL...

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Mild Weather in Many Parts of the Country May Have Boosted Monthly Results; Construction Officials Caution that the Coronavirus May Impact Deliveries of Materials Manufactured
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 211 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS FROM DECEMBER 2018 TO...

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Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Kansas City Have Largest Gains; New York City and Fairbanks, Alaska Lag the Most as Labor Shortages Likely Kept Firms in Many Areas from Adding Even
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NEW ANALYSIS OF “PRO ACT” LEGISLATION FINDS THE MEASURE WILL DISPROPORTIONATELY HURT UNION CONTRACTORS...

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Union construction contractors and their workers will be disproportionately hurt by proposed legislation known as the PRO
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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING DIPS IN DECEMBER AS NONRESIDENTIAL LOSSES OFFSET HOUSING PICKUP; CONTRACTORS FORESEE GAINS...

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Construction spending decreased 0.2 percent from November to December as declines in public and private nonresidential projects outweighed a large rise in single-family homebuilding
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NEW HOUSE INFRASTRUCTURE PRINCIPLES SEND A CLEAR MESSAGE THAT CONGRESS SHOULD MAKE IMPROVING CIVIL...

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Outlines Released By Democrats and Republicans Should Inspire Congress to Make Fixing and Expanding Infrastructure its Top Priority, Top Construction Official Notes
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 34 STATES AND D.C. FROM DECEMBER 2018 TO DECEMBER 2019,...

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Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2018 and December 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states from November
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ADMINISTRATION’S NEW WATERS RULE WILL PROTECT VITAL WATERWAYS WHILE ELIMINATING CONFUSION THAT THREATENED TO...

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Trump Administration's Navigable Waters Protection Rule Will Provide Permitting Clarity For Needed Infrastructure
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES BY 20,000 IN DECEMBER AND 151,000 IN 2019; CONTRACTORS EXPECT TO...

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Survey Finds Optimism about 2020 along with Even Tighter Labor Supply as Construction Unemployment Sets Record December Low; Association Calls for Government to Boost Career
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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING CLIMBS IN NOVEMBER AS 226 OUT OF 358 METRO AREAS ADD EMPLOYEES;...

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Construction spending rose 4.1 percent from November 2018 to November 2019, while industry employment grew in 226, or 63 percent, out of 358 metro areas, according to a new analysis
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Construction Employment Increases In 38 States And D.c. From November 2018 To November 2019,...

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Texas and Nevada Have Biggest Number and Percent of Annual Job Gains, Louisiana Has Largest Losses; Association Survey Finds Contractors in All Regions Expect to Add Workers in 2020
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THREE OUT OF FOUR CONSTRUCTION FIRMS PLAN TO ADD WORKERS TO MEET STRONG DEMAND...

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Contractors Expect Demand to Expand in Every Market Segment Next Year despite Signs of a Slowing Economy As They Increase Compensation and Adopt Productivity-Boosting Technologies
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES BY 1,000 IN NOVEMBER AND 146,000 IN 12 MONTHS; SLOWING JOB...

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Construction employment increased by 1,000 jobs in November and by 146,000, or 2.0 percent, over the past 12 months, according to an analysis of new government data
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Construction Employment Increases In 231 Out Of 358 Metro Areas From October 2018 To...

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Construction employment grew in 231, or 65 percent, out of 358 metro areas between October 2018 and October 2019, declined in 69 and was unchanged in 58, according to a new analysis of federal employment data
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Autodesk and AGC to Provide Construction Industry with Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses for Women

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration(link is external) (OSHA), falls are the leading cause of private sector worker fatalities in the construction
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES IN OCTOBER BUT SPENDING DROPS IN LATEST 12 MONTHS AS GAINS...

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Trade Fights Appear to be Undermining Demand for Many Types of Private-Sector Projects; Association Officials Urge the Trump Administration to Quickly Resolve Disputes with China
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ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF TPS FOR SALVADORANS WILL PREVENT IMMEDIATE DISRUPTIONS TO MANY DEVELOPMENT AND...

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Administration’s Decision to Extend Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans in the U.S. Will Avoid Damaging Loss of 37,000 Construction Workers, But Long-Term Uncertainty Remains a Problem

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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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Solar Industry Statement on $2 Trillion COVID-19 Stimulus Package

ollowing is a statement by Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association, on the $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package agreed to by Congress late last night