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ACEC News / Advocacy
February 5, 2020

ACEC Statement on the State of the Union Address

"Our elected leaders have the opportunity to grasp the moment and work together to design a bill that not only addresses our backlog of existing projects but points us to the future. We must take bold action to design and fund sustainable infrastructure that supports America’s competitiveness, tackles crippling congestion, and embraces innovation and technology."

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Industry News
February 5, 2020

Survey Finds Voters Support Professional Licensing; Cite Public Safety and Welfare

With professional licensing under assault in state houses across the country, a recent survey by the Alliance for Responsible Professional Licensing (ARPL) reports that 75 percent of voters believe it is important to license professionals in certain professions.

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ACEC Coalition Leaders Focus on 2020 Plans in Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC News / Member Firms
February 4, 2020

ACEC Coalition Leaders Focus on 2020 Plans in Engineering Influence Podcast

On the latest ACEC Engineering Influence podcast, Coalition Chair Kevin Peterson of P2S, Inc. and Chair-elect Matt Murello of Lewis S. Goodfriend & Associates talk about the Coalitions' 2020 advocacy agenda, recruitment efforts, publications, and their exceptional impact on ACEC/PAC fundraising.

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ACEC International Committee to meet with OPIC/DFC, Colombian Ambassador on Western Hemisphere Infrastructure

ACEC News / Infrastructure
February 4, 2020

ACEC International Committee to meet with OPIC/DFC, Colombian Ambassador on Western Hemisphere Infrastructure

ACEC’s International Committee will meet with U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC) staff and the Ambassador and officials from Colombia on Wednesday, February 26 at ACEC Headquarters.

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ACEC/Michigan Leaders Discuss PVC, Other Issues with U.S. Representative Stevens

Advocacy / Member Organizations
February 4, 2020

ACEC/Michigan Leaders Discuss PVC, Other Issues with U.S. Representative Stevens

ACEC/Michigan leaders met with U.S. Representative Haley Stevens (D-MI) last week. "It was a great meeting," said ACEC MI Executive Director Ron Brenke. "We covered a ton of issues and we were impressed with how prepared she was." One of the key issues was proposed federal legislation regulating material selections on local infrastructure projects. Picutred from left to right: Jessica Katers, OHM Advisors; John Hiltz, OHM Advisors; ACEC MI Executive Director Ron Brenke; Congresswoman Haley Stevens, ACEC MI President Steve Gravlin, Michael Baker International; Mark Kramer, SME; and ACEC MI President-Elect Jack Wheatley, ROWE PSC.

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Member Firm News
April 30, 2020

In the global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), Parsons Corporation is working with Battelle to operate the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination SystemTM that will disinfect N-95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in support of pandemic relief efforts across the United States.

https://www.parsons.com/2


April 22, 2020

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Jacobs released a Climate Action Plan that outlines the commitments the company is making to help abate the climate crisis. 

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


April 22, 2020

Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce Tony Fiorillo has been promoted to President of the ECS Group of Companies effective as of April 15, 2020.

https://www.ecslimited.co


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