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A Republican-led push to cancel out mandatory paid sick leave rules for private employers in Austin, San Antonio, and any other city that wants to try something similar began in...
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February 19, 2019
Editor’s note: Construction Citizen is proud to partner with AGC America to bring you AGC Chief Economist Ken Simonson's Data DIGest. Check back each week to get Ken's...
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February 18, 2019
Construction input prices fell 0.7 percent on a monthly basis in January yet are up 1.6 percent year-over-year according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Thursday. Construction input prices have declined for three consecutive months and in four of the previous six months.
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February 15, 2019
United Tool and Fastener is proud to be a part of the upcoming 1st annual Construction Career Collaborative (C3) career fair on Thursday, April 4, 2019 as a sponsor and safety...
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February 14, 2019
Dan Bellow, President of JLL Houston, was the keynote speaker at the annual AGC meeting held at the Briar Club in Houston on February 6, 2019. The audience, filled with construction company and industry leaders from throughout the Houston region, were treated to an outstanding talk on leadership.
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February 13, 2019
Members of the Texas Legislature are once again in Austin to deliberate and pass laws we all must live under. Unlike 2017, when lawmakers were focused on issues like an immigration crackdown, a Convention of States to rewrite the United States Constitution, and regulations dictating which people could use certain public restrooms, this session promises to be much more focused on substantive eye-level topics like property taxes and school finances.  
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February 12, 2019
Three Texas metro areas – Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Austin – placed one, two, and nine on the rankings of the value of new 2018 construction starts of the top 51 United States cities according to a recent article in Daily Commercial News.
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February 11, 2019
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a Final Rule on the electronic reporting of jobsite illness and injury designed to rescind the requirements for establishments of 250 employees or more.
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February 08, 2019
Elizabeth McPherson visited an active construction site in the Texas Medical Center where she was able to interview MAREK craft professional Laura Contreres and her superintendent, Ferssen Lopez.
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February 07, 2019
On February 8, AGC will host their annual awards ceremony to recognize the companies who built the most challenging and creative Austin-area construction projects over the past year.
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February 06, 2019