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AS MANY MEMBERS OF THE AGC OF AMERICA community contemplate making end-of-year charitable gifts, I hope you will consider the association’s two charitable institutions: AGC Charities Inc. and the AGC Education & Research Foundation. Both groups have built impressive track records investing in our communities and the future of our industry. And with the approach of our Centennial year, and the all-too-busy hurricane season we have had, there is ample opportunity, and reason, to give to these two groups this holiday season.
Time and again, an overwhelming majority of our members tell us that one of their top concerns is the growing shortage of qualified workers to hire. After years of essentially dismantling what was once a vibrant vocational education system in most public school districts...
Voters in 22 states approved 193 of the 280 state and local transportation investment measures on their ballots Nov. 8. The general election success followed voter support for 76 of 81 transportation funding measures in primary elections earlier in the year.
As every construction contractor knows, complying with laws and regulations is part of the cost of doing business. Unfortunately, that cost is rising at a precipitous rate for contractors in the waning days of the Obama Administration.