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Sustainable post-FAST Act Transportation Investment

An Energy Plan For America's Future

Aviation and Airport Investment

Oppose FLSA Regulatory Overreach




Action Alert: Member Action Needed to Spur Senate Overturn of "Blacklisting" Rule
ACEC encourages members to contact their Senators to urge them to overturn the proposed "Blacklisting" rule. Take Action Now.

FIDIC Executive Committee Meets at ACEC HQ
ACEC hosted the Executive Committee of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers.  Engineering Associations from around the world are members of FIDIC, which is based in Geneva, Switzerland. Click Here for entire story.

ACEC Urges President Trump to Fill FERC Positions; New Projects Held Up
“This is a critical step that needs to be taken if we’re going to be successful in expanding energy markets,” said ACEC President/CEO Dave Raymond. Click Here for entire story.

Freshman Lawmakers Hosted at ACEC
Representatives Drew Ferguson (R-GA) and Paul Mitchell (R-MI) were hosted by ACEC President/CEO Dave Raymond and staff at Council HQ last week. Click Here for entire story.

ACEC Hosts Industry Meetings with New Lawmakers
ACEC is holding informational meetings with newly elected lawmakers in advance of congressional action on key industry priorities, including major infrastructure legislation and tax and regulatory reforms. Click Here for entire story.

ACEC Members, Client Leaders Examine Energy Infrastructure, Water Challenges
ACEC’s Environment & Energy Committee (EEC) winter meeting last week featured a panel of energy experts reviewing regulatory challenges and economic opportunities. Click Here for entire story.

ACEC-Backed Private Activity Bond Legislation Reintroduced
Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Representatives Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Earl Blumenaur (D-OR), have reintroduced ACEC-supported legislation. Click Here for entire story.

House Kills "Blacklisting" Rule; Senate Expected to Follow Suit Next Week
“This is a major victory for us,” said ACEC President/CEO Dave Raymond, “Overturning such a rule doesn’t happen very often.” Click Here for entire story.

ACEC Asks Sec. Chao to Withdraw Greenhouse Gas Measure from DOT Performance Rule
The letter asks Secretary Chao to reissue a revised rule without the GHG emissions measure. Click Here for entire story.

Reps. Comer and Guthrie at ACEC/Kentucky Membership Retreat
U.S. Representatives James Comer (R-KY) and Brett Guthrie (R-KY) participated in the ACEC/Kentucky Membership Retreat in Nashville, Tenn. Click Here for entire story.

ACEC Rallies Support for Robust Infrastructure Investment, Highway Trust Fund Fix
The Council has joined with nearly 400 stakeholder organizations in a letter to President Trump and every Member of Congress calling for a broad infrastructure package that includes new revenue for the Highway Trust Fund. Click Here for entire story.

ACEC-Backed Bill Restricts Single-Step Design-Build, Reverse Auctions
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) introduced the bill this week, and it is expected to be passed out of committee in the coming weeks. Click Here for entire story.

Federal Agencies Brief ACEC Members on Business Prospects, Contracting Issues
The U.S. Department of State Overseas Building Operations Bureau (OBO) briefed members of ACEC’s Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy (FAPA) Committee. Click Here for entire story.


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