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While we begin a new year with a public policy narrative dominated by weighty topics such as immigration reform and gun safety, the actual logistics of governing have consumed much of the activity in the Nation’s Capital over the last month. As such, now is a good time to overview the players and issues that will impact the federal transportation programs over the next two years.
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.