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ACEC News / Advocacy
February 28, 2019

Tax Extenders Bill Introduced in the Senate

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced legislation today to extend a collection of tax provisions that expired in 2017 and 2018.

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ACEC News / Member Organizations
February 26, 2019

ACEC Awards Minuteman Fund Grant To ACEC/Arkansas To Protect QBS

ACEC/Arkansas will use an ACEC Minuteman Fund grant to defray the advocacy costs to defend the state’s QBS law.

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ACEC/Texas Supports Congressman Crenshaw

Advocacy / Member Organizations
February 26, 2019

ACEC/Texas Supports Congressman Crenshaw

ACEC/Texas members met with newly elected Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) last week to discuss the need for increased and dependable investment in infrastructure including water, wastewater, transportation and aviation.

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ACEC News / Education
February 25, 2019

Passthrough Firm Owners: Online Class Will Demonstrate How to Get Full 20% Tax Deduction

Take full advantage of the new 20 percent tax deduction for A/E passthrough firm owners.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
February 25, 2019

Contractor Confidence Declines, But Optimism Reigns for 2019

Market expectations among the nation's contractors slipped in the last three months of 2018, but they remain upbeat about 2019, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index (CCI) from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

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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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1,551,500 (May)
1,549,800 (April)

Construction Spending
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$1,524,200,000 (April)
$1,521,000,000 (March)

Dodge Momentum Index
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178.0 (May)
163.2 (April)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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357 Deals--Up 24 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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58.5 (May)
57.9 (April)

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