Monthly Archives: March 2018

Commerce Department Publishes Exclusion Process Procedures for Steel and Aluminum Products

AGC Joins Coalition to Help Mitigate Effects of Tariffs on the Construction Industry On March 19, the Department of Commerce published its exclusion process procedures (interim final rule) for steel and aluminum tariffs. The Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security will collect comments on the interim final rule until May 18, and the Bureau’s website provides more

Billions of Dollars for Construction in FY 2018 Funding Bill

On March 21, congressional leaders unveiled a funding bill for fiscal year (FY) 2018 that includes at least $10 billion in additional infrastructure investment—compared to FY 2017 and promised in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018—for roads, bridges, mass transit, airports, ports, flood control, drinking water and waste water facilities, military construction, low income housing construction and more.

AGC Supports Expansion of Small Business Health Plan Options

Urges DOL to Protect Chapter-Sponsored Health Plans On March 6, AGC submitted comments to the U. S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) in response to a proposed rule intended to expand association health plans and increase flexibility for small employers to join groups or associations to offer insured health coverage in the large group

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