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July 11,2013

Skanska USA resigned from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over the Chamber’s decision to support the American High-Performance Buildings Coalition....

June 27,2013

The unemployment rate in the construction sector in May was the lowest it has been in five years, which could signal a coming worker shortage,...

June 27,2013

California lawmakers introduced new legislation that would cut off state construction funds from charter cities that don’t mandate the equivalent...

May 31,2013

A $2.7 billion state bond package that would have financed expansion projects at more than a half-dozen universities in Texas died on the final...

May 31,2013

The Minnesota Legislature approved tax breaks worth $250 million for a $1.5 billion project that would double the size of the Mall of America in...

May 28,2013

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) are asking Congress to enact...

May 27,2013

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) filed a bill in May that would require prime contractors that bid on federal construction projects over $1 million...

May 27,2013

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety says that Maryland citizens will be safer due to legislation passed by the legislature and...

May 23,2013

Are federal design-build contract laws unfair to small firms? AIA thinks so, citing an interesting fact: an architecture firm spends a median of $...

April 24,2013

The Senate’s bipartisan immigration reform proposal will provide interim legal status to some 11 million undocumented people.