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AGC PAC Endorses Susan Collins for U.S. Senate

The Associated General Contractors of America Political Action Committee, also known as the AGC PAC, announced today that it has endorsed Susan Collins for the United States Senate. AGC PAC officials said they are supporting the senator’s campaign because of her strong pro-construction record. “Susan Collins has distinguished herself as a serious leader with a [...]

2020-10-15T16:34:28-04:00October 15th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

Construction Sector Adds 16,000 Workers In August But Nonresidential Jobs Shrink; Association Survey Finds Contractor Pessimism Is Increasing

Postponed and Canceled Projects Proliferate, Yet Majority of Firms Report Difficulty Filling Hourly Craft Positions; Officials Urge Immediate Federal Action to Fund Infrastructure and Enact Liability Reforms Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in August, but the gains were concentrated in housing, while the infrastructure and nonresidential building construction sector lost 11,000 jobs, according to [...]

2020-09-23T10:02:46-04:00September 23rd, 2020|News, Press Releases|

Construction Sector Adds 16,000 Workers In August But Nonresidential Jobs Shrink; Association Survey Finds Contractor Pessimism Is Increasing

Postponed and Canceled Projects Proliferate, Yet Majority of Firms Report Difficulty Filling Hourly Craft Positions; Officials Urge Immediate Federal Action to Fund Infrastructure and Enact Liability Reforms Construction employment increased by 16,000 jobs in August, but the gains were concentrated in housing, while the infrastructure and nonresidential building construction sector lost 11,000 jobs, according to [...]

2020-09-14T11:11:56-04:00September 14th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

Construction Industry Adds 20,000 Employees In July But Nonresidential Employment Dips; Association Warns Skid Will Worsen Without New Relief

Gains in July are Limited to Residential Side as State and Local Governments and Private Owners Postpone And Cancel Upcoming Projects; Association Urges Prompt Federal Action to Make up for Revenue Losses Construction employment increased by 20,000 jobs in July but the gains were limited to housing, while employment-related to infrastructure and nonresidential building construction [...]

2020-08-07T14:23:42-04:00August 7th, 2020|News, Press Releases|

Construction Spending Decreases For Fourth Consecutive Month In June As Declines In Leading Public Categories, Homebuilding Dominate Results

Association Officials Warn Further Contraction is Likely unless Federal Government Enacts Prompt, Major Investment in Infrastructure as State and Local Governments Face Deficits Construction spending declined for the fourth consecutive month in June as decreases in single-family, highway and educational projects outweighed increases in several private nonresidential categories, according to an analysis by the Associated [...]

2020-08-03T13:27:47-04:00August 3rd, 2020|News, Press Releases|
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