Congress could head to a partial government shutdown

What contractors should do in the event of a shutdown
Posted on: 12/20/2018

Contact President, Congress to oppose government-mandated project labor agreements

By way of background, AGC of America has again urged President Trump to rescind President Obama’s project labor agreement (PLA) executive order and replace it with a new order.
Posted on: 02/12/2018

"Government Shutdown 101" for federal contractors: How to survive it

In 2013, after partisan squabbles around the Affordable Care Act, Congress failed to enact a spending bill, throwing the federal government into shutdown mode. As a result...
Posted on: 01/22/2018

WSDOT implements waiver of women-owned businesses from COA goals on FHA-funded projects

Beginning June 1, 2017 women-owned businesses no longer satisfy Condition of Award (COA) goals on federally-funded (specifically Federal Highway Administration funded) projects, WSDOT has announced.
Posted on: 06/05/2017

Congress to consider repealing blacklisting & other midnight Obama regulations this week

This week, Congress is considering the repeal of last minute Obama administration regulations, including the Blacklisting regulations. Urge your members of Congress to repeal this and other Obama regulations now.
Posted on: 01/31/2017

AGC urges Trump to repeal PLA executive order

AGC of America and others sent a letter urging President-elect Trump’s administration to repeal President Obama’s executive order...
Posted on: 01/17/2017

Defense bill includes changes to DOD procurement

AGC of America reports that last week the House of Representatives overwhelmingly (373-34) passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (NDAA).
Posted on: 12/12/2016

Learn how to deal with onerous “blacklisting” Executive Order

AGC of America is set to help members get a handle on, and comply with, the 850 pages of new burdensome and unnecessary regulations known as the Fair Pay and Save Workplaces Executive Order signed by President Obama.
Posted on: 09/02/2016

Got an opinion on the federal change-order process?

Got an opinion on the federal change-order process?
Posted on: 04/25/2016

Long-term federal highway bill finally signed into law

Washington State’s apportionment increases from $654 million in fy 2015 to an estimated $688 million in fy 2016. Click highway bill.
Posted on: 12/15/2015

Federal Facilities presentation materials now available

Presentation and handout materials from the November 5 Federal Facilities Three-Year Outlook meeting at AGC Seattle are now available on AGCs Wheres the Work? page here including materials from NAVFAC the Army Corps of Engineers and the US Coast Guard. See the New Presentations section in the mid...
Posted on: 11/06/2014

AGC protests exclusion of women-owned firms from WSDOT DBE program

WSDOT is moving forward with its proposal to exclude non-minority women-owned businesses from Washingtons DBE program goals for federally-funded contracts. WSDOT recently submitted its proposal to the U.S. Department of Transportations Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). If approved by FHWA th...
Posted on: 06/10/2014

U.S. DOT likely to delay reimbursements this summer

AGC of America reports that last week committees in the Senate and the House heard from U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and other Department officials about their FY 2015 budget submission MAP-21 reauthorization and how they intend to administer highway and transit programs consider...
Posted on: 03/17/2014

Defense bill boosts local military construction

The $526.8 billion defense budget signed by President Obama during the holidays includes $153 million for projects at JBLM and $85 million for facilities at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.  The local projects funded in the defense bill are:• $79 million for a new Army aircraft maintenance hange...
Posted on: 01/06/2014

AGC Submits Testimony to House Panel on Federal Contract Bundling

AGC of America has been working with Congress and federal agencies to help ensure that Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOCs) and Multiple Award Construction Contracts (MACCs) don’t unnecessarily limit competition for federal construction projects. On Oct. 10 AGC submitted testimony to the...
Posted on: 10/21/2013

An Insider's Look at Federal Construction Plans on Nov. 6

NAVFAC Corps of Engineers Coast Guard and GSA present projects for the next three years at AGC’s Federal Facilities meeting in Seattle. Immediately following AGC will host a reception for all participants. Don’t miss this valuable networking opportunity! Click federal outlook.
Posted on: 10/08/2013

End in Sight for Highway Bill Drama? Contact Congress Now!

AGC of America encourages all members to visit our Legislative Action Center and contact your member of Congress and urge them to work together to transportation reauthorization bill prior to June 30 2012. Last week the House and Senate conferees held their first public hearing to discuss passin...
Posted on: 05/15/2012

Profiting from Federal Contracts & Avoiding Penalties

Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker invites AGC members to attend this free seminar May 4 at the Museum of Flight. Contractors who have never dealt with the federal government before now have to learn to dance with that partner who takes the idea of leading to the utmost. Come to this seminar to le...
Posted on: 04/27/2010

Army Corps of Engineers Fort Lewis/NW Federal Opportunities Follow-up

The presentation attached provides you with a list of up-coming federal opportunities timelines and resources for you to search for projects. Thanks to the over 100 AGC members and staff who participated in last week’s seminar in Tacoma. AGC will be organizing events similar to this throughout ...
Posted on: 02/16/2010