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December 03,2013

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal contracts, depriving government and, by inference...

November 27,2013

Two Ohio state senators have introduced legislation that seeks to ban the use of LEED in public construction.

November 20,2013

Legislation that would require safety training for construction workers on public projects in New York City has been introduced to the City...

U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi
October 15,2013

Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economic, technical, and cultural problems related to...

October 08,2013

Kansas City’s Tax Increment Financing Commission voted unanimously to forward the Bannister & I-435 TIF Plan to the Kansas City Council for...

October 08,2013

New Orleans plans to invest $1.1 billion in construction projects over the next five years.

The bill, introduced by Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Rob Portman in April 2013, h
October 03,2013

The Senate spent the first two weeks of September trying to pass bipartisan energy efficiency legislation, commonly known as Shaheen-Portman (...

September 05,2013

Since the beginning of 2013, the USGBC has followed more than 125 bills across 34 states that seek to advance healthy, high-performing schools.

August 20,2013

The Dallas City Council is expected to vote soon on a proposed code amendment that would limit a building’s exterior reflectivity of “visible...

August 20,2013

Los Angeles city officials have voted to revitalize a notorious Watts housing project with shops, town homes, and green spaces.