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Posts Tagged ‘Associated General Contractors of America’

Citizens, taxpayers, infrastructure contractors watch to see if there will actually be regulatory reform in Washington!

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
Lifting regulations on the construction industry

Here’s a question to ponder. Does American industry have reason to complain? AGC officials blame decades of federal regulatory failures for construction contractors’ inability to hire new employees, remain competitive and to update and help rebuild the nation’s infrastructure. The regulatory restrictions, they say, create barriers that are harmful for industry, for American taxpayers and for the nation’s infrastructure and economy. They may be right!

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Why Water Infrastructure Matters: a Little Dirt…Can Hurt

Monday, June 6th, 2016

This PSA might make you laugh, but it will also make you think about the tedious state of our nation’s water infrastructure. Would you want your water to look like this?

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Mixed Reactions to Obama’s New $300 Billion Transportation Bill

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
President Obama in St. Paul

On February 26, President Obama climbed the steps of St. Paul, MN’s Union Depot train station to announce his new vision for transportation funding. The bill includes a competition for $600 million in transportation dollars, and a four-year surface transportation reauthorization to the tune of $300 billion.

Stakeholders on both sides of the fence have been quick to form opinions, and the fate of the bill remains uncertain–though most agree that action is urgently needed. Selected reactions from the transportation community are excerpted below.

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MEASURING THE IMPACT OF HIGHWAY CONGESTION ON THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Impact on Operations

ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA
The following survey results reflect the observation of nearly 1,200 construction contractors of all types on the impact traffic and congestion have on their business.

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