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July 18, 2019

House Passes ‘Cadillac Tax’ Repeal

Making a rare bipartisan change to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the House of Representatives approved the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (H.R. 748) by a vote of 419 to 6.

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Matt Murello Discusses Importance of ACEC Coalitions

ACEC News
July 18, 2019

Matt Murello Discusses Importance of ACEC Coalitions

In the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Coalition Leaders Steering Committee Chair-Elect Matt Murello discusses the importance of coalitions through ACEC membership.

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ACEC News / Awards
July 18, 2019

Today is the Deadline for the 2019 QBS Awards Nominations!

Submit your nominations now for the 2019 QBS Awards, which recognize public and private entities that make exemplary use of the Qualifications-Based Selection process at the federal, state and local levels. The deadline is close of business tomorrow.

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Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy Committee Addresses Procurement with USACE, NAVFAC and USDA

ACEC News / Advocacy
July 17, 2019

Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy Committee Addresses Procurement with USACE, NAVFAC and USDA

Members of the Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy (FAPA) Committee met at ACEC headquarters for two days last week to discuss federal procurement policy and to meet with their federal client partners.

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Matthew Murello Talks Up ACEC Coalitions at National HQ Meeting

ACEC News
July 16, 2019

Matthew Murello Talks Up ACEC Coalitions at National HQ Meeting

ACEC Coalition Leaders Chair-Elect Matthew Murello discussed the rapid growth of the seven ACEC coalitions with ACEC/National staff in Washington, D.C. today. Murello, who is president of Lewis S. Goodfriend & Associates in Chester, N.J., talked about how coalition members are the "best of the best" and among the most active Council members.

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Member Firm News
April 6, 2021

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services announced the acquisition of Adams Consulting Engineers, Inc. headquartered in Dallas with additional offices in Austin and Tyler, Texas. The acquisition, only the second in Langan’s 50-year history, helps accelerate the firm’s growth in Texas, where Langan has operated since 2015 in Houston. With this move, Langan now has more than 1,300 employees across 36 offices.

https://www.langan.com/em


March 30, 2021

The recently finalized partnership of Confluence Networks, LLC and MasTec, Inc. has selected WSP USA to assist in completing its Confluence-1 fiberoptic cable system.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


March 23, 2021

Burns & McDonnell has promoted Leon Harden as the firm’s first diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy manager. After three years working in recruitment at Burns & McDonnell, in his new role Harden will work closely with executive leaders and business diversity teams globally to provide strategic guidance for creating and integrating DEI initiatives and programs into all aspects of the 100% employee-owned engineering, construction and architecture firm.

https://www.burnsmcd.com/


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,539,400 (March)
1,532,000 (February)

Construction Spending
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$1,516,900,000 (February)
$1,529,000,000 (January)

Dodge Momentum Index
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151.4 (March)
148.8 (February)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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313 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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53.3 (February)
44.9 (January)

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