ACEC Key Issue Fact Sheets:
President Cuts Infrastructure in Budget, But Promises Big Investments to Come
The Trump Administration released a budget outline late last week that proposes major cuts to various federal infrastructure programs. Click Here for entire story.
House Passes ACEC-Backed Association Health Plan Bill
The House of Representatives passed the Small Business Health Fairness Act, which would promote the expansion of association health plans (AHPs), such as the ACEC Life/Health Trust. Click Here for entire story.
ACEC Urges Support of Legislation Limiting Project Labor Agreements
ACEC sent a letter to every House member and Senator urging their support for to eliminate the mandated use of Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) for larger federal projects. Click Here for entire story.
ACEC Hosts Two More Freshmen Congressmen, Lays Out Industry's Legislative Agenda
ACEC continued a series of introductory meetings with freshman Members of Congress last week, hosting Representatives Brian Mast (R-FL) and Mike Gallagher (R-WI) at the Council’s headquarters. Click Here for entire story.
Florida and Arkansas Mount Challenges to Anti-QBS Bills; ACEC National Weighs In
At the request of the ACEC/Florida, ACEC President/CEO Dave Raymond sent a letter to Florida state lawmakers urging them to oppose the bill to undermine procurement rules for engineering, design and other professional services. Click Here for entire story.
Members of Congress Sign-On To Support Tax-Exempt Bond
ACEC Member Firms helped build support for a bipartisan Congressional letter calling for retaining the tax-exempt status of municipal bonds. Click Here for entire story.
Senate Kills "Blacklisting" Rule
“The so-called blacklisting rule was a bad solution in search of a problem,” said ACEC President/CEO Dave Raymond. Click Here for entire story.
ACEC's Raymond Talks Infrastructure Investment with ABC News
ABC News interviewed ACEC President/CEO Dave Raymond on the President's $1 trillion infrastructure investment proposal. Click Here for entire story.
House Committees Address Health Care Reform
Two House committees are expected to approve legislation this week that would redress a number of concerns voiced by ACEC and other business associations over the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Click Here for entire story.
ACEC/North Carolina Supports Representative Mark Meadows
Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, with ACEC/North Carolina leadership in Raleigh. Click Here for entire story.