Monthly Archives: June 2018

Senate Passes First Fiscal Year 2019 Appropriations Bill

Includes MilCon, VA, and USACE Civil Works Funding On June 25, the Senate approved the House-passed “minibus” appropriations bill (H.R. 5895) by a vote of 86-5. The minibus includes funding for Energy and Water, the Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 2019.  These three bills are the first of the twelve

AGC Urges Congress to Oppose Legislation that would Limit Employer and Employee Rights

In recent weeks a group of Democrats have introduced the so-called Workplace Democracy Act (WDA), which radically changes labor law’s in the country. The bill not only restores the “card check” proposal from previous congresses that eliminates the right to secret ballots in union representation elections, but goes even further by expanding joint employer standards, restricting traditional