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They give…they take away

Posted By Tom Jackson On May 8, 2009 @ 4:02 pm In Construction News | No Comments

The Associated General Contractors of America just published it’s analysis of the current federal construction budget [1]¬†and found while there is a lot of new construction money allocated, cuts in other areas are significant as well, including reductions in flood control and heath services construction. Bottom line, the Obama administration is shorting the construction industry some $720 million at a time when construction unemployment is more than double the national average.

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[1] analysis of the current federal construction budget : http://www.agc.org/cs/fy_2010_budget

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