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Construction industry adds 7k jobs in May, unemployment drops to lowest rate in nearly 5 years

Construction industry adds 7k jobs in May, unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 07, 2013

The construction industry added 7,000 jobs in May to reach its highest total of workers in nearly four years, according ...

Nonresidential construction index indicates gradual improvement, notes concerns with sequester, labor shortage

Nonresidential construction index indicates gradual...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 30, 2013

The FMI Nonresidential Construction Index has reached the highest mark since its inception in the first quarter of 2009. Released ...

Industry professionals lobby Congress to spare construction from sequester cuts

Industry professionals lobby Congress to spare...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 15, 2013

Construction professionals have begun lobbying Congress to spare their projects from the sequester cuts that took effect March 1, the ...

Construction companies, AGC lobby Congress to spare programs from sequester cuts

Construction companies, AGC lobby Congress to spare...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 14, 2013

With an estimated $4 billion in federal construction projects in jeopardy due to the sequestration cuts that took effect March ...

No budget until April??

No budget until April??

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 11, 2013

So our president is delaying the budget once again. According to a March 8 report from The Hill which cites Congressional ...

Sequester to cut $4 billion from federal construction programs

Sequester to cut $4 billion from federal construction...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 05, 2013

Sequestration, the automatic federal spending cuts that took effect on March 1, will cut more than $4 billion from federal ...

Senate bill would create incentives for private transportation investment

Senate bill would create incentives for private...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 05, 2013

As the federal government continues to search for ways to grapple with the country's slowly crumbling infrastructure, two Senators have ...

Bowles and Simpson try again. Again.

Bowles and Simpson try again. Again.

Posted by John Latta on Feb 20, 2013

Ladies and Gentleman, please welcome back, Simpson and Bowles! Alan Simpson, a Republican and  Democrat Erskine Bowles have come up with ...

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