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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.

Originally published on abc.org.In a comment letter filed on May 17, Associated Builders and Contractors urged President Biden’s U.S. Department of Labor to withdraw an...
Associated Builders and Contractors sent the White House a leetter with more than 1,200 signatures from member companies and chapters representing the construction industry...
This new $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill has many contractors thinking about trying their hand at Federal Projects. Bigger doesn’t always mean better though. Especially if this...
Associated Builders and Contractors released the following statement criticizing a memorandum of understanding between the U.S. departments of Labor and Transportation advancing...
The Biden Administration’s flawed rationale justifying pro-PLA policies ignores marketplace realities and broad opposition to government-mandated PLAs within the construction...
Lawmakers and the Biden administration must promote inclusive, win-win policies that welcome all of America’s construction industry to compete to rebuild our nation's crumbling...
Jason Murff with Laporte CPAs & Business Advisors explains important accounting provisions for estimating contract losses.
Monday, Associated Builders and Contractors issued the following statement announcing its appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to stay the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational...
The phrase “mandatory vaccination” has become a very popular term in this season, but who does it actually apply to in the construction industry and how will it be implemented?