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January 16,2013

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has ordered cuts to military spending as a precaution in case the White House and Congress fail to agree to avert $...

January 08,2013

Congress recently passed the Drywall Safety Act; President Barack Obama is expected to sign it soon.

January 04,2013

The deal in Congress to avoid going over the so-called fiscal cliff "should encourage many businesses to go ahead with projects they have held in...

December 27,2012

A legally mandated report that tracks the energy use of New York City's largest buildings provides details about which buildings are achieving...

December 27,2012

The New Jersey legislature is considering a bill that would require installation of green or blue roofs on state buildings that are at least 15,...

December 13,2012

In November, the construction industry shed 20,000 jobs and its unemployment rate reached 12.2%, according to an analysis by the Associated...

December 13,2012

New York City lags behind other large cities in recycling with only 15% of residential trash being recycled. A new bill passed by the City Council...

November 29,2012

The New York Building Congress says it will voluntarily pay a tax declared unconstitutional by the courts because, it says, the money is vital to...

November 26,2012

Legislation that allowed local governments to direct excess property tax dollars from tax-increment financing districts into other private...

November 16,2012

Voters passed fewer ballot measures related to construction projects this year than they did in 2008, according to an analysis by the Associated...