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October 28, 2020
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 Increases Construction firms are experiencing widespread project deferrals and cancellations, along with disruptions... Read More

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On Oct. 5, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a draft National Recycling Strategy for public input.  The strategy organizes high-level actions around three strategic objectives to improve the U.S. recycling system: 1) reduce contamination, 2) increase processing... Read More
October 5, 2020
Each year, AGC seeks nominations for qualified and motivated individuals from the AGC Environmental Forum to serve on the steering committee for the forum. Would you like to play a leadership role in AGC of America’s environmental advocacy, education and outreach efforts? The AGC Environmental... Read More
October 5, 2020
On September 22, President Trump issued an “Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.” While the EO does not establish a blanket prohibition on diversity and inclusion (D&I) training of employees by government contractors, it does set forth restrictions on the content of such... Read More
October 1, 2020
Regulatory Rule Published  On September 29, the Department of Defense (DOD) released the interim rule that will amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) marking a key milestone that will eventually require a Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) in all... Read More
October 1, 2020
Expected to Pass After the Election On September 24, AGC, along with a coalition of associations, sent Congress a list of over 130 priorities as the House and Senate conference to reconcile the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021 (NDAA). Both defense bills authorize roughly $8 billion... Read More
October 1, 2020
On October 1, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin remained far apart from reaching an agreement on additional COVID-relief funding legislation before Congress adjourns for the November 3 election. Among the areas where agreement remains elusive include the... Read More
October 1, 2020
Enacts One-Year Federal-Aid Highway & Transit Extension On October 1, the president signed into law legislation that averts a shutdown of federal government agencies and programs, including the federal-aid highway and transit programs. The legislation—known as a continuing resolution (CR)—... Read More
October 1, 2020
Each October, construction industry professionals in HR, training and workforce development gear up for the industry’s premier learning and networking event, AGC’s Construction HR & Training Professionals Conference, and this year is no different. The 2020 event has gone completely virtual and... Read More
September 24, 2020
On September 22, AGC sent a letter of support for the Endangered Species Act (ESA) Amendments of 2020 introduced by Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman John Barrasso (R-WY) ahead of a September 23 hearing on the bill. The bill complements and builds on changes the Trump... Read More
September 24, 2020
On September 21, AGC CEO Stephen Sandherr expressed support of a bill to streamline the federal environmental review process for infrastructure projects. Key Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced the bill, BUILDER Act -- Building U.S. Infrastructure through Limited Delays... Read More
September 24, 2020

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