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AIA Announces Support for ‘Democracy in Design Act’

AIA Announces Support for ‘Democracy in Design Act’

| July 21, 2020

National – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced that it strongly supports legislation proposed that would thwart an anticipated executive order mandating classical architecture as the preferred design style for federal courthouses and other federal properties. The proposed “Democracy in Design Act” (H.R.7604) would override the executive order by directing “the Administrator of General […]

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AGC: Construction Employment Declines in 326 out of 358 Metro Areas in April

AGC: Construction Employment Declines in 326 out of 358 Metro Areas in April

| June 4, 2020

National – Construction employment declined in more than nine out of 10 metro areas from March to April, a time when industry employment typically increases in most locations, an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government data shows. Association officials said new federal transportation funding could help restore many lost construction […]

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AGC: Construction Employment Declines as Industry Officials Call for Federal Funding to Add Jobs

AGC: Construction Employment Declines as Industry Officials Call for Federal Funding to Add Jobs

| April 28, 2020

National – Construction employment declined in 99 out of 358 metro areas from March 2019 to March 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic triggered the first shutdown orders and project cancellations, according to an analysis recently released by the Associated General Contractors of America. “These new figures foreshadow even larger declines in construction employment throughout the […]

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AGC Officials Urge Additional Measures to Help Workers, Firms and the Economy to Recover

AGC Officials Urge Additional Measures to Help Workers, Firms and the Economy to Recover

| April 3, 2020

National – Construction spending in February increased 6% from February 2019, with year-over-year gains in both residential and nonresidential outlays, according to a new analysis of federal data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials cautioned that their latest survey shows conditions for contractors have deteriorated rapidly since February. They called on Congress […]

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AGC: Shutting Down Construction Projects is an Unnecessary Step

AGC: Shutting Down Construction Projects is an Unnecessary Step

| March 18, 2020

Will Harm Economy and Undermine Recovery Efforts, Construction Officials Say The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, issued the following statement in reaction to steps being taken to put in place arbitrary halts to construction activity in certain parts of the country: “Halting construction activity will do more […]

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AGC: Construction Employment Increases by 42,000 Jobs in February

AGC: Construction Employment Increases by 42,000 Jobs in February

| March 10, 2020

National – Construction employment increased by 42,000 jobs in February and by 223,000 or 3% over the past 12 months, as the industry’s unemployment rate hit a new February low, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said some of the gains were attributable to […]

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