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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES BY 42,000 IN FEBRUARY AND 223,000 OVER 12 MONTHS AS INDUSTRY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SETS NEW LOW FOR FEBRUARY

Construction employment increased by 42,000 jobs in February and by 223,000 or 3.0 percent over the past 12 months, as the industry’s unemployment rate hit a new February low, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said some of the gains were attributable to mild […]

CONSTRUCTION OUTLAYS SOAR IN JANUARY TO $1.369 TRILLION WITH LARGE PUBLIC WORKS AND RESIDENTIAL GAINS, MODEST PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL GROWTH Mild Weather in Many Parts of the Country May Have Boosted Monthly Results; Construction Officials Caution that the Coronavirus May Impact Deliveries of Materials Manufactured in Hard-Hit Countries

CONSTRUCTION OUTLAYS SOAR IN JANUARY TO $1.369 TRILLION WITH LARGE PUBLIC WORKS AND RESIDENTIAL GAINS, MODEST PRIVATE NONRESIDENTIAL GROWTH Mild Weather in Many Parts of the Country May Have Boosted Monthly Results; Construction Officials Caution that the Coronavirus May Impact Deliveries of Materials Manufactured in Hard-Hit Countries Construction spending in January increased 1.8 percent to […]

Edmond City Manager Speaks to OMCA

Larry Stevens, City Manager of Edmond, Oklahoma, addressed the February OMCA Membership Luncheon at Twin Hills Golf & Country Club in Oklahoma City. Larry talked about what is going on in Edmond currently, and what is coming up related to infrastructure projects.

House Ways and Means Committee Holds Infrastructure Financing Hearing, Discusses Way Forward on Funding an Infrastructure Package

On Jan. 29, the House Committee on Ways and Means, which has jurisdiction over federal financing tools and revenue raising measures, held a hearing on infrastructure financing options. The hearing ran in conjunction with the House Democrats releasing their framework for a broad infrastructure bill. The committee heard from a broad swath of witnesses who […]