AGC urges a NO vote on Initiative 1631

AGC is urging a NO vote on Initiative 1631, the carbon tax measure, and has officially joined the No on 1631 Coalition working across Washington to defeat this unfair tax measure in November.
Posted on: 09/11/2018

Sign the petition to support transparency in government negotiations

AGC supports Initiative 1608 and urges you and others within your company to sign the petition to support transparency in government.
Posted on: 06/05/2018

AGC’s BUILD PAC endorses Jinyoung Lee Englund for key State Senate spot

In one of the most consequential state legislative races in decades, AGC’s BUILD PAC has endorsed Jinyoung Lee Englund for the 45th District State Senate seat.
Posted on: 05/08/2017

AGC’s BUILD PAC helps keep the MCC in control

AGC’s BUILD PAC Senior Council’s #1 going into the 2016 elections was for the Majority Coalition Caucus (25 Republicans and 1 Democrat) to remain in control of the Senate -- a goal which was achieved.
Posted on: 11/15/2016

Primary-election highlights and lowlights

AGC’s BUILD PAC’s Senior Council decided last fall on three top priories for the 2017 elections...
Posted on: 08/09/2016

Statewide ballot measures qualify for the general election

The Secretary of State had announced that the follow ballot measures have qualified for the general election in November.
Posted on: 08/09/2016

Don’t overlook Supreme Court races on your ballot!

Races for the State Supreme Court are usually low-key affairs. Many voters overlook them on the ballot as much of the time there is either only one person running or the candidates are unknown.
Posted on: 07/26/2016

AGC of Washington endorses Bill Bryant for Governor

AGC of Washington has endorsed Bill Bryant for Governor in 2016. AGC’s Board of Trustees voted to endorse Bryant during its Nov. 9 meeting.
Posted on: 11/13/2015

Make your voice heard — VOTE!

You should have received your ballot in the mail for the upcoming General Election on Nov. 3. It is important that you take the time to vote -- and before you do, check out AGC's BUILD PAC's endorsement list.
Posted on: 10/22/2015

Looking ahead to 2016

Legislators are already looking ahead to the 2016 elections which will be a very big deal for our state Legislature. All 98 members of the State House and 25 member of the State Senate are up for election plus all of the statewide races such as Governor and Lt. Governor.
Posted on: 10/22/2015

Talk to your employees about the election!

Let your employees know who you will be voting for and why. Research tells us that 4 out of 5 employees want information from their employers about candidates and elections.
Posted on: 10/22/2015

Make your voice be heard: VOTE!

Late next week, you will receive your ballots for the Nov. 3 general election. AGC’s BUILD PAC 2015 general-election endorsements are listed here.
Posted on: 10/13/2015

All endorsed candidates advance after primary

All of the state and local candidates endorsed by AGC’s BUILD PAC survived the August 4 primary and will appear on the November ballot.
Posted on: 08/07/2015

AGC's BUILD PAC 2015 primary election endorsements

AP Hurd of Touchstone Development presents AGC of Washington's BUILD PAC's 2015 endorsees at AGC's Meet the Endorsed Candidates event on July 9.
Posted on: 07/13/2015

AGC of America plans legal challenge to “quickie election” rule

NLRB ruling not only makes it easier for unions to organize open-shop contractors it also limits union contractors’ flexibility by converting from 8(f) to 9(a) relationships. Click “ambush election” rule.
Posted on: 12/17/2014

AGC'S BUILD PAC instrumental in maintaining Senate's Majority Coalition Caucus

We did it! And couldn’t have done it without your help! With AGC’S BUILD PAC members help we were instrumental in helping maintain the Majority Coalition Caucus (MCC) in the Senate.During the 2014 general election we had a success rate of over 91% and invested more than $84000 in business-friendl...
Posted on: 11/10/2014

Make your voice heard -- vote in the general election

Later this week you will receive your ballot in the mail for the upcoming general election. It is important that you take the time to vote because the control of the Senate stands in the balance. The AGC BUILD PAC’s primary focus for the 2014 elections has been to help the Majority Coalition Cau...
Posted on: 10/14/2014

AGC of America re-launches voter-information resource

The construction industry and the millions of workers it employs have much at stake in upcoming elections across the country. At a time when the industry is rebounding from the longest and deepest slump of any sector it is especially important to elect leaders willing to work for common-sense sol...
Posted on: 09/15/2014

Help stop NLRB's “ambush” election rule

The NLRB has re-issued a proposed rule on representation-case procedures with a public comment deadline of Monday April 7. It mirrors a 2011 “quickie election” or “ambush election” rule that was ultimately invalidated by a court. To take action click ambush rule.
Posted on: 04/02/2014

Closing Argument in Case for Rob McKenna

by Steve Isenhart President AGC of Washington The nine most terrifying words in the English language are Im from the government and Im here to help. -Ronald Reagan I hope it hasnt escaped your attention that AGC of Washingtons Board of Trustees endorsed Rob McKenna for Governor. We believe Ro...
Posted on: 10/29/2012

AGC and Members Ramp Up Support for McKenna

AGC of Washington and BUILD PAC both made significant contributions recently to the Republican Governors Association (RGA) which has been producing and funding TV ads in support of Rob McKenna for Governor. (Click here for a Seattle Times article that recaps the RGAs and other groups involvement ...
Posted on: 10/02/2012

Mountain States Parades its Support for McKenna

Hank Stamschror and his firm Mountain States Construction Company in Sunnyside showed its support for Rob McKenna AGCs endorsed candidate for Governor during the recent Sunshine Days Parade. The young guy featured in two of these photos is Hanks six-year old grandson Delton Bonds Jr. Young Delt...
Posted on: 09/18/2012

GOP Platform Addresses Several AGC Priorities

The Republican platform that was adopted last week addressed several AGC of America priorities including tax policy labor and employment policies infrastructure investment and energy. Here is a very short summary of specific issues address in the party platform: Taxes: The platform includes a g...
Posted on: 09/04/2012

AGC Members Take Active Role in McKenna Campaign

I thought it would be hard but its not says John Huntley owner of Mills Electric in Bellingham referring to the various McKenna fundraisers hes had a hand in creating. Its been nearly a year since AGC of Washington gave an early endorsement to Rob McKenna for Governor. Since then many individua...
Posted on: 08/07/2012

AGC/BUILD PAC Primary Election Endorsements

Need help completing your ballot? Committees of AGC members and staff have put in scores of hours interviewing candidates for office searching for the most business- and construction-friendly candidates to recommend for funding by AGCs BUILD PAC (with AGC of America PAC contributing to federal ca...
Posted on: 07/24/2012