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December 20, 2019

Congress Reauthorizes Ex-Im Bank Through 2026

The House and Senate included a long-term reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank in the year-end spending deal.  President Trump has indicated that he will sign the legislation.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 20, 2019

Congress Includes Tax Policy in Budget Deal; Bill Awaits President's Signature

Congress extended expired tax provisions as part of a year-end budget deal in December, including the Section 179D energy-efficient commercial buildings tax deduction and the Section 45 production tax credit for renewable resources. Most were reinstated retroactively for 2018 and 2019, and prospectively for 2020.

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Karen George Celebrates 30 Years of Service at ACEC

ACEC News
December 19, 2019

Karen George Celebrates 30 Years of Service at ACEC

At the Council's Annual Holiday Party, President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr (right) presents a plaque to Human Resources Director Karen George recognizing her 30 years of distinguished service to ACEC and the engineering industry.

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Sarah Simson to Judge in 2022 Winter Olympics

ACEC News / Member Organizations
December 18, 2019

Sarah Simson to Judge in 2022 Winter Olympics

Sarah Simson, who is married to ACEC New York President Jay Simson, will judge freestyle skiing events at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
December 18, 2019

ACEC Joins 700 Stakeholders Calling on House to Pass USMCA

ACEC has signed on to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce letter to all U.S. House Members urging immediate passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade treaty.

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Member Firm News
November 30, 2020

Thornton Tomasetti announced the launch of T2D2, a software as a service (SaaS) platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) – computer vision powered by deep learning – to identify and assess damage and deterioration to building envelopes and structures through images. 

https://www.thorntontomas


November 24, 2020

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. today announced its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 2, 2020.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


November 20, 2020

Tetra Tech, Inc. announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded a Tetra Tech-led joint venture a five-year, single-award contract, valued up to $50 million, to increase resilience and reduce the costs of recovery efforts in disaster-stricken communities.

https://investor.tetratec


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,504,100 (October)
1,500,100 (September)

Construction Spending
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$1,414,000,000 (September)
$1,410,400,000 (August)

Dodge Momentum Index
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127.5 (October)
129.8 (September)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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299 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.5 (October)
47.0 (September)

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