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US House Passes Tax Bill in Bipartisan Vote

While the U.S. House of Representatives passed the ABC-supported Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act last week, the bill still has an uncertain pathway in the U.S. Senate, where Republicans have taken a harder line against the proposal, calling for an...

Construction Employment Up 11,000 in January

The construction industry added 11,000 jobs on net in January, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On a year-over-year basis, industry employment has expanded by 216,000 jobs, an...

ABC Leads Coalition Opposition to Biden’s PLA Final Rule

In December 2023, President Biden announced a final rule implementing Executive Order 14063, which requires federal construction contracts of $35 million or more to be subjected to controversial project labor agreements. ABC issued a statement announcing plans to...