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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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PRESIDENT’S MUCH-NEEDED INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS ARE LIKELY TO BE UNDERMINED BY PROPOSAL’S MISGUIDED LABOR AND...

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President Biden is Right to Focus on Improving a Broad Range of Infrastructure Projects, But Taxing Employers and Imposing Draconian New Labor Rules will Undermine Economic Growth
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT IN FEBRUARY TRAILS PRE-PANDEMIC LEVEL IN 44 STATES AS SOARING COSTS, SUPPLY-CHAIN...

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Texas, Louisiana Have Worst Job Losses Since Pandemic Struck, While Utah, Idaho Gain the Most; Association Issue Inflation Alert and Urges Immediate Relief on Tariffs, Examination of Supply
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT SLIPS IN 225 METRO AREAS FROM JANUARY 2020 TO JANUARY 2021 AS...

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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Lake Charles, La. Have Worst 12-Month Employment Losses; Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, Calif. and Sierra Vista-Douglas, Ariz. Top Ranks
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT IN JANUARY LAGS PRE-PANDEMIC MARK IN 42 STATES AS CANCELED PROJECTS, SUPPLY-CHAIN...

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Texas, Louisiana Have Worst Job Losses Since Pandemic Struck, While Idaho Adds the Most Jobs; California, South Carolina Have Worst One-Month Job Losses as Florida, Vermont Top
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SOARING MATERIALS COSTS, SUPPLY-CHAIN PROBLEMS & PROJECT CANCELLATIONS CONTINUE TO IMPACT CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ONE...

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Association Officials Warn Industry Will Have a Hard Time Recovering Unless President and Congress Act Promptly
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Officials to Release New Data Showing Impacts of the Coronavirus on the Construction Sector...

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On Thursday, March 11 at 2 p.m. EST, the Associated General Contractors of America will release new data showing the impacts of the coronavirus on the construction sector one year into the pandemic. The new data is based on a survey of construction
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HOUSE VOTES IN FAVOR OF IDLING WORKERS, STRIPPING THEIR PRIVACY AND DENYING THEM THE...

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Democrats' Vote in Favor of the PRO Act Will Hurt Workers and Undermine the Economic Recovery, Top Construction Industry Official Says, Urges Senate to Reject Measure Before it Harms
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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING RISES IN JANUARY AS PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL SECTOR STAGES RARE GAIN, BUT RISING...

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Private Nonresidential Market Shrinks 10 Percent Since January 2020 with Declines in All 11 Segments; Growing Cancellations, Proposed Labor Law Change Threaten to Harm Employers
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SOARING PRICES AND DELIVERY DELAYS FOR LUMBER, STEEL AND OTHER INPUTS SQUEEZE FINANCES FOR...

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Price increases—some to record-setting levels—and long delivery delays are causing hardships for construction firms that are also experiencing challenges in completing projects with crews limited
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT STALLS IN JANUARY WITH UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OF 9.4 PERCENT AS NEW MEASURES...

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Construction employment stagnated in January, ending eight months of recovery from the pandemic-related losses of early 2020, according to an analysis by the Associated General
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DECLINED IN 2020 IN MAJORITY OF METRO AREAS AS SHRINKING LIST OF...

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Construction employment decreased from December 2019 to December 2020 in more than half of the nation's metro areas despite a surge in homebuilding and remodeling, according
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CONSTRUCTION SPENDING DIVERGES IN DECEMBER WITH SLUMP IN PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL SECTOR, MIXED PUBLIC WORK,...

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Demand for Nonresidential Construction and Public Works Will Decline Amid Ongoing Pandemic Concerns, Worsening State
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Construction Sector Adds 51,000 Jobs In December, But Gains Are Likely Temporary As New...

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Few Construction Firms Expect the Industry to Recover to Pre-Pandemic Levels Anytime Soon, While Demand for Most Types of Projects is Likely to Fall amid Growing Project Delays
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BARELY ONE-THIRD OF METROS ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS IN LATEST 12 MONTHS AS DWINDLING LIST...

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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst Year-over-Year Losses, While Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, Ariz. and Walla Walla, Wash. Register Largest
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NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION SPENDING SHRINKS FURTHER IN NOVEMBER AS MANY COMMERCIAL PROJECTS LANGUISH, EVEN WHILE...

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Association Urges Quick Action on Infrastructure Funding and Protection from Meritless Lawsuits; Industry Survey Finds
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NEW CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY MEASURE WILL PROVIDE SOME NEEDED RELIEF FOR CONTRACTORS COPING WITH PROJECT...

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Measure's Modest Amount of Funding for Infrastructure Projects and Clarification that PPP Loans May Not be Taxed Will Help Offset Some of the Challenges Facing the Construction Industry
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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT TRAILS PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS IN 35 STATES DESPITE GAINS IN INDUSTRY JOBS FROM...

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New York and Vermont Record Worst February-November Losses, While Virginia Has Largest Pickup; California, Nevada Have Worst One-Month Job Losses, While Texas and Delaware Post Biggest
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ONLY 30 PERCENT OF METRO AREAS ADD CONSTRUCTION JOBS IN LATEST 12 MONTHS AS...

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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land and Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Mass. Have Worst 12-Month Losses, While Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas and Walla Walla, Wash. Lead in Construction Job
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NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION SPENDING REMAINS FLAT IN OCTOBER WHILE RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION EXPANDS AS MANY COMMERCIAL...

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Demand For Most Types of Nonresidential Projects Remains Flat Amid COVID-Uncertainty, Dwindling State and Local Budgets and the Lack of New Federal Coronavirus Relief Measures, Putting Jobs at Risk
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CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION READY TO WORK WITH PRESIDENT-ELECT BIDEN TO PREPARE SIGNIFICANT NEW INFRASTRUCTURE AND...

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Incoming President and Congress Should Focus on Enacting Measures to Rebuild Infrastructure and Revive the Economy and Avoid Imposing Needless Regulatory Burdens that will Undermine

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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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Mayor Bowser Announces $66 Million Investment from the Housing Production Trust...

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced the selection of 9 projects that will produce and preserve over 1,100 affordable