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May 30, 2019

Bipartisan Retirement Bill Approved by House

The House of Representatives has approved legislation to improve the nation’s retirement savings system.

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ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr Discusses Industry Challenges in ACEC/Kansas Podcast Interview

ACEC News / Member Organizations
May 29, 2019

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr Discusses Industry Challenges in ACEC/Kansas Podcast Interview

ACEC/Kansas Executive Director Scott Heidner recently interviewed ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr for an episode of the QBS Express podcast.

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Industry News / Member Organizations
May 29, 2019

NYC's Transit Authority Demands 10 Percent Cuts in A/E Contracts; ACEC/New York Fights Back

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is demanding 10 percent cuts in existing contracts with its A/E vendors in an effort to close a projected $1 billion deficit in its 2022 budget.

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WSJ Publishes ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr's Letter Calling for More Resilient Infrastructure

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 28, 2019

WSJ Publishes ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr's Letter Calling for More Resilient Infrastructure

In a letter published in The Wall Street Journal, ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr calls for a more proactive approach to disaster mitigation.

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Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
May 28, 2019

ACEC, Transportation Allies Call for Repeal of $7.6 Billion FAST Act Rescission

ACEC and 30 coalition partners sent a letter last week to Congressional leaders urging them to repeal the $7.6 billion rescission in Federal-aid highway contract authority scheduled to take place in July 2020.  

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Member Firm News
June 15, 2021

How and where we access health care is changing rapidly due to the pressures COVID-19 has brought to bear on our health services globally.  One of the changes has been in health facility design, according to  Jacobs’ Director of Health Infrastructure Matthew Holmes and Healthcare Architect and Physician Dr. Diana Anderson.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


June 15, 2021

A Roadmap to NetZero, part of Black & Veatch’s Hydrogen 2021 program, presents a technology agnostic guide to strategic decarbonization road mapping

https://www.bv.com/news/d


June 8, 2021

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announced the acquisition of Edmonds Engineering. The 75+ person firm has five locations with offices in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee, with its headquarters located in Birmingham, Alabama.

https://www.dewberry.com/


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,549,000 (April)
1,538,300 (March)

Construction Spending
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$1,513,100,000 (March)
$1,509,900,000 (February)

Dodge Momentum Index
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162.4 (April)
149.5 (March)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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331 Deals--Up 9 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.9 (April)
55.6 (March)

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