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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
September 17, 2019

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development approved an annual funding bill that increases investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

The bill fulfills FAST Act funding levels for highway programs at $46.4 billion from the Highway Trust Fund and adds an additional $2.7 billion from the General Fund for surface transportation block grants, railway-highway crossing safety improvement, and bridge repairs.

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September 10, 2019

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

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


September 3, 2019

Montreal-based WSP Global Inc., says it intends to grow its U.S. presence further with a planned $65-million acquisition of environmental consultant Lancaster, N.Y.-based Ecology and Environment Inc.

https://www.enr.com/artic


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,521,200 (August)
1,520,200 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,287,300,000 (August)
$1,285,600,000 (July)

ACEC Stock Index
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39.16 (October 7)
40.25 (September 9)

Dodge Momentum Index
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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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285 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.2 (August)
50.1 (July)

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