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Old Veterans Administration Hospital in New Orleans. Photo: Karen Apricot via Wi
June 18,2014

The U.S. Senate reached a compromise deal combining elements of two competing Veterans Administration reform bills that would, among other...

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June 11,2014

A bipartisan proposal from U.S. Reps. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., and Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., would make roof replacement cost less and would help commercial...

Under the original plan, the complex was scheduled to be finished as early as th
June 05,2014

A massive new headquarters for the Department of Homeland Security is more than $1.5 billion over budget, 11 years behind schedule, and may...

The Big U is one of six resiliency proposals moving forward. Renderings courtesy
June 04,2014

The Obama Administration has pledged $1 billion in federal funding to protect the New York City region from flooding like the area experienced...

The Keystone XL Pipeline is a proposed 1,179 mile (1,897 km), 36-inch-diameter c
May 22,2014

The legislation focused on energy efficiency standards such as water heaters with smart meters and cheaper heating and cooling systems for office...

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May 13,2014

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, have issued a joint statement on resilience,...

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April 30,2014

The Army would see the sharpest cuts on a percentage basis, with a $578 million, or 52% reduction in FY 2015.

April 23,2014

Under the recently revised Assembly Bill 1897, employers would have to pay wages, taxes, and workers compensation on behalf of a subcontractor’s...

April 23,2014

The Obama Administration has proposed $1.7 billion for construction, renovation, and repairs to federal buildings in fiscal year 2015 under the...

Ohio state Senate chambers. Photo: Wikipedia
March 19,2014

The resolution specifically mentions LEED v4, and calls for the U.S. Green Building Council to conform to ANSI.