Legislation

President Barack Obama signed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act law on Jan. 12.

The House of Representatives has passed the $584.2 billion Defense Authorization Act.

A new coalition of Ontario contractors, construction associations, suppliers and trade unions wil...

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The Eugene, Ore., City Council recently passed an ordinance aimed at steeply reducing energy cons...

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The General Services Administration’s construction budget for fiscal year 2015 passed by the Hous...

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Under the recently revised Assembly Bill 1897, employers would have to pay wages, taxes, and work...

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The Obama Administration has proposed $1.7 billion for construction, renovation, and repairs to f...

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The mega development includes 7,800 homes, a retail center, office space, and nearly 350 acres of...

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Legislation is under review in the Province of Ontario that would mandate timely payments to cont...

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The Design-Build Efficiency and Jobs Act, a bill pending in the U.S. House of Representatives, wo...

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Two Ohio state senators have introduced legislation that seeks to ban the use of LE...

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Legislation that would require safety training for construction workers on public projects in New...

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Kansas City’s Tax Increment Financing Commission voted unanimously to forward the Bannister &...

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

The House of Representatives last week voted to block the enforcement of light bulb standards tha...

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

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The U.S. Army submitted a $129.7 billion budget for fiscal year 2014, $2.3 billion of which is al...

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California Assembly Bill 292 would make the California Code of Regulations (including the Buildin...

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Two bills that would require installation of green and blue roofs on new government buildings rec...

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The Safe Building Code Incentive Act would give states a little extra post-disaster federal fundi...

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Some long-delayed projects in the Upper Kobuk region of Alaska may now move forward thanks to leg...

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The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to repeal a 3% IRS withholding tax on businesse...

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Both major political parties and the Obama Administration support repealing a law that would with...

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Michigan House Bill 5011 would change state’s building code to allow private companies to operate...

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Alabama's strict new immigration law is driving many construction workers and roofers from the st...

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Virginia Sens. Jim Webb (D) and Mark Warner (D) introduced a bill this month to rehab aging schoo...

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A new California law, AB 930, requires that one member of the California Building Standards Commi...

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The U.S. House of Representatives is planning a vote in October on a bill to repeal the 3% withho...

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