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ACEC News / Advocacy
May 23, 2019

"PINS for PAC" Fundraiser Pushes ACEC/Rhode Island Past Annual ACEC/PAC Goal

ACEC/Rhode Island topped its 2019 ACEC/PAC goal this week, relying on its annual “PINS for PAC” fundraising bowling championship event.

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ACEC/PAC Raises More than $270,000 During ACEC Convention

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 22, 2019

ACEC/PAC Raises More than $270,000 During ACEC Convention

ACEC/Wisconsin Co-PAC Champion Gil Hantzsch of MSA Professional Services in Baraboo, Wis. won the $10,000 grand prize.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
May 22, 2019

ACEC's Linda Bauer Darr Urges President, Congress to Boost Infrastructure Funding

In advance of today's meeting between President Trump and Democratic Congressional leaders to discuss how to fund their proposed $2 trillion infrastructure package, ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr said they shouldn't be wary of raising new revenue.

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
May 22, 2019

House Appropriations Committee Releases Draft Transportation Spending Bill for Fiscal Year 2020

The proposed funding bill from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development would increase investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
May 21, 2019

EPA Targets Making All Environmental Permit Decisions Within Six Months

Andrew Wheeler, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), said last week the agency's "ultimate goal is to make all permit decisions, up or down, in six months."

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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


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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)

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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

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285 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

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47.2 (August)
50.1 (July)

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