Legislation

January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Legislation that approved the construction of a new billion dollar stadium for the Minnesota Viki...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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December 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

New York City may boost maintenance standards for cranes operating in the city, including the add...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In 2009, more legislation authorizing design-build project delivery passed than in any year in De...

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December 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Philadelphia City Council has held a series of hearings on a bill aimed at boosting the city'...

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December 03, 2013 | AIA

Current federal contracting laws are discouraging talented architects from competing for federal...

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U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi
October 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economi...

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The bill, introduced by Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Rob Portman in April 2013, h
October 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Senate spent the first two weeks of September trying to pass bipartisan energy efficiency leg...

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September 06, 2013 | By BDC Staff

Since the beginning of 2013, the USGBC has followed more than 125 bills across 34 states that see...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles city officials have voted to revitalize a notorious Watts housing project with shops,...

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August 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Dallas City Council is expected to vote soon on a proposed code amendment that would limit a...

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August 19, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A Baltimore City Council committee approved a plan to give millions in taxpayer assistance to the...

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August 08, 2013

The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, a bipartisan U.S. Senate bill, would stren...

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August 02, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Texas lawmakers want to get tough on construction companies that commit a certain form of payroll...

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July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representative this month to ban reverse auctions...

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July 26, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Associated General Contractor of America (AGC) has launched the...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

An amendment to a Michigan appropriations budget authorizes an increase in state debt to pay for...

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July 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Skanska USA resigned from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over the Chamber’s decision to support the...

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July 01, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The unemployment rate in the construction sector in May was the lowest it has been in five years,...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

California lawmakers introduced new legislation that would cut off state construction funds from...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Minnesota Legislature approved tax breaks worth $250 million for a $1.5 billion project that...

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June 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A $2.7 billion state bond package that would have financed expansion projects at more than a half...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the Insurance Institute for Business...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) filed a bill in May that would require prime contractors that bid o...

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May 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety says that Maryland citizens will be safer...

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May 23, 2013 | AIA

Are federal design-build contract laws unfair to small firms? AIA thinks so, citing an interestin...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...

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March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A Florida House bill that says state agencies should decide on a project-by-project basis which g...

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March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A bill to reform the EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (LRRP) was recently introdu...

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March 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The DOE'S Building Technologies Office this morning put out a call to the AEC industry for expert...

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