The 2017 ACEC Annual Convention and Capitol Hill Visits Key Issue Fact Sheets:
ACEC Supports S Corp Legislation
In a letter to all Members of Congress, ACEC urged that these changes be included in tax reform legislation that Congress is expected take up later this year. Click Here for entire story.
ACEC Opposes Funding Cuts for Department of State and USAID
ACEC President/CEO Dave Raymond called upon House and Senate appropriators to fully fund U.S. foreign aid agencies in order to bolster U.S. competitiveness in foreign markets. Click Here for entire story.
ACEC-Backed Water Trust Fund Bill Reintroduced
Congressmen Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and John Duncan (R-TN) have reintroduced ACEC-backed legislation to create a trust fund for water infrastructure projects. Click Here for entire story.
ACEC Fights Additional Reporting Burdens from DHS
ACEC is urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to revamp its rules on Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). Click Here for entire story.
Tennessee Hits ACEC/PAC Target; To Be Honored at Convention
ACEC/Tennessee met its 2017 ACEC/PAC fundraising goal this week, marking the 14th consecutive year the Volunteer State has reached 100 percent. Click Here for entire story.
ACEC/PAC Continues at Record Pace; Builds Momentum into Convention
Fueling the increase has been more participation by $5,000 donors (17 year-to-date vs. 10 at this time last year) and a jump in first time donors. Click Here for entire story.
Minuteman Fund Grant Helps ACEC/Louisiana Advocate Gas Tax Hike
ACEC awarded a Minuteman Fund grant to ACEC/Louisiana to help defray the cost of advocating the enactment of gas tax increase legislation. Click Here for entire story.
ACEC Focuses on Infrastructure Funding, Highway Trust Fund Fix in Congressional Budget Debate
ACEC is seeking provisions that will permanently resolve the Highway Trust Fund’s structural revenue deficit and grow funding levels for transportation programs. Click Here for entire story.