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Government Actions

When the private sector does not address a major issue, the public sector will often step into the vacuum and do it. The construction industry has been slow to embrace the principles of social responsibility and sustainable value, focusing instead on whatever it takes to be lowest bidder. As a consequence of this, government is adopting policies that reshape the rules for the industry.

In the closing statement of my last post on this issue, we said, “Meanwhile, Rameriz (Palma} may or may not be headed back to Honduras, and the investigation of the collapse...
More than 40 percent of all jobs in the Houston region will be held by immigrants in the next two decades, per a study from the Center for Houston’s Future focused on...
After we reported last week that the Texas Senate seems to be abandoning legislation that would block local governments from requiring private employers to provide paid...
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is asking Texas State Senators to study a variety of issues ahead of the next legislative session. It is common practice for the Senate’s presiding officer to...
As attorneys prepare to make arguments about protections for young immigrants before the United States Supreme Court next week, nearly 50 business leaders from around Texas asked...
Across the country today there are local, county, school board, state-wide elections that will impact the future of the construction industry in planned and unplanned ways....
The filmmakers at the Rational Middle have now also launched a podcast tackling the tough topic of immigration. Their video documentary series on the issue, which you can check...
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner announced the creation of a new Labor Liaison position in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DAO) to support the Economic...
Just as legislative action appears to be grinding to a halt in Washington amid an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, business leaders and others gathered in Southeast...