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ADVOCACY Results
October 17, 2019
ACEC/Arizona Reaches Annual Fundraising Goal

 

For the ninth consecutive year, ACEC/Arizona hit its ACEC/PAC fundraising target.

October 11, 2019
New York Tops ACEC/PAC Fundraising Goal

ACEC/New York surpassed its ACEC/PAC goal this week but the MO is not resting on its laurels.

October 9, 2019
New Hampshire Tops ACEC/PAC Fundraising Goal

The younger generation helped ACEC/New Hampshire reach its annual PAC goal again this year.

October 8, 2019
Alaska Surpasses 2019 ACEC/PAC Goal

ACEC/Alaska has hit its ACEC/PAC fundraising goal every year since 2000 and 2019 was no different. In celebrating the M.O.’s achievement, first-year PAC Champion Matthew Stone focused on the foundation laid by his predecessor.

October 1, 2019
ACEC and Business Coalition Call on Congress to Pass Transportation Reauthorization

As a member of the Infrastructure Working Group (IWG), ACEC has signed onto a letter urging Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer to pass a long-term, robustly-funded surface transportation reauthorization bill ahead of the September 30, 2020 expiration of the FAST Act.

October 4, 2019
ACEC/Massachusetts Hits 2019 PAC Fundraising Target

For the 11th consecutive year, ACEC/Massachusetts reached its ACEC/PAC fundraising goal.

September 30, 2019
ACEC's Engineering Influence Podcast Interviews Congressman Rodney Davis

In the latest Engineering Influence podcast, U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL) shares his thoughts on the prospects of an infrastructure bill this Congress and discusses the challenges and opportunities for bipartisan compromise in the weeks ahead. 

September 3, 2019
ACEC/Washington to Use Minuteman Fund Grant to Protect Voter-Approved Transportation Funding

ACEC has awarded a Minuteman Fund grant to ACEC/Washington to help defeat Initiative 976, which would eliminate previously passed car registration fee increases for capital construction.

August 9, 2019
Senator Barrasso Meets with ACEC Leadership

Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) (third from left) discussed the political situation in Washington D.C. with the ACEC Executive Committee during the summer meeting in Jackson Hole this week.

July 23, 2019
Connecticut Reaches ACEC/PAC Fundraising Goal "To Have A voice in Washington"

For the 14th consecutive year, ACEC/Connecticut has hit its annual ACEC/PAC target.

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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