Displaying items by tag: Features
Associated General Contractors of Texas was recognized for their emphasis on public relations, grassroots education, and PAC development in 2012. The efforts of the members were recognized as 2012 Chapter of the Year during AGC's 94th Annual Convention in Palm Springs, California.
At the February monthly luncheon, President Joe Forshage and Past President Roger Albert took a moment to recognize the outgoing Area, Committee and Task Force chairmen. On behalf of the membership, we thank these members for their service to the industry and to the association.
A recurring theme heard at the past few Management Conferences, Administrative Conferences, and Public Affairs Meetings was the need for this industry to be seen, and be very vocal this legislative session. While the Comptroller announced more revenue than she had previously anticipated, every special interest group in Texas was clambering for it.
Underfunding highways is not a static problem. The longer it is disregarded, the worse the problem becomes. Without adequate resources, the Texas Department of Transportation will continue to face challenges in constructing and maintaining Texas' highway infrastructure and these challenges will worsen moment by moment.