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NEW HOUSE TRANSPORTATION PROPOSAL PROVIDES A SENSIBLE APPROACH TO FINANCING NEEDED IMPROVEMENTS TO PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE 

Long-Term Measure’s Modest Increases to User Fees Will Provide a Fiscally Responsible Approach to Funding Upgrades to Aging and Over-Burdened Roads, Waterways and Public Buildings The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement in reaction to the release of discussion draft infrastructure proposal by the [...]

2018-07-26T10:22:41+00:00July 26th, 2018|News, Press Releases|

PASSAGE OF ACT TO BOOST CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION WILL HELP ADDRESS GROWING SHORTAGE OF QUALIFIED CONSTRUCTION WORKERS 

Congressional Approval is an Important Step in Addressing Skills Gap by Making It Easier for School Officials to Set up and Support Programs Exposing Students to High-Paying Careers Like Construction The chief executive officer of the Associated General Contractors of America, Stephen E. Sandherr, released the following statement in reaction to the passage of the [...]

2018-07-26T08:49:00+00:00July 26th, 2018|News, Press Releases|

Tonya Shevenell, a Maine Native and Cornell Graduate, has Joined the Team at Associated General Contractors of Maine

July 5, 2018, Augusta, Maine- Tonya Shevenell is the new Director of Member Engagement at the Associated General Contractors of Maine. She joined the association as AGC America celebrates their 100th Anniversary, “The history of construction in America and our home State of Maine is something we should continue to celebrate by building a stronger [...]

2018-07-05T11:38:01+00:00July 5th, 2018|News, Press Releases|

Citizens, Interest Groups Ask Legislature to Complete Maine’s Business

Representatives highlight funding needs for caregivers, infrastructure funding, education funding and more AUGUSTA — A broad collection of more than 120 organizations and businesses representing nearly every facet of the state’s economy, livelihood, and quality of life joined together today to urge the Legislature to reconvene to complete its unfinished business. The issues left on [...]

2018-06-12T12:16:33+00:00June 5th, 2018|News, Press Releases|

Infrastructure Week Highlights Need for Wastewater Investment

Storms Add to Infrastructure Stress May 15, 2018, Augusta, Maine- Water and wastewater districts are reminded daily of the need to upgrade facilities, but storms often bring those issues to the surface revealing troubling issues for the public. While necessary today, dumping wastewater into waterways can be stopped. Underground utilities are too often out of [...]

2018-05-15T12:36:38+00:00May 15th, 2018|News, Press Releases|