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INFRASTRUCTURE-FUNDING Results
July 2, 2020
ACEC Statement on the Passage of H.R.2

Infrastructure investment will drive our recovery and America’s engineering firms are ready to design the transportation networks necessary to meet the demands of the ‘new normal.’

July 2, 2020
House Passes $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Package

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed its five-year, $1.5 trillion infrastructure package, the Moving Forward Act. The final vote was largely along party lines, 233-188, with three Republicans voting yes and two Democrats voting no.

June 26, 2020
ACEC Advocacy SVP Steve Hall Highlights Key Provisions in Moving Forward Act

Next week, the House is scheduled to vote on a $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment package. ACEC Senior Vice President Steve Hall breaks down the key provisions in the Moving Forward Act.

June 19, 2020
ACEC Works to Defeat Harmful Insourcing Amendments to House Transportation Bill

The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee approved on Thursday the INVEST in America Act, the five-year, $494 billion reauthorization of federal highway, transit, and rail programs.

June 15, 2020
Online Forum to Address Infrastructure Investment as Economic Accelerator, Opportunity Generator

The ACEC Research Institute is co-sponsoring the upcoming New Partnership on Infrastructure Forum, which will address how infrastructure investment can be critical to accelerating our economic recovery and generating the local opportunities and community wealth necessary to break generational cycles of inequality.

June 11, 2020
Highway Trust Fund’s May 2020 Tax Receipts Drop 79% Year-Over-Year

Net deposits of tax receipts credited to the Highway Trust Fund totaled only $674 million in May, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, down 79 percent from $3.238 billion in May 2019.

June 4, 2020
House T&I Chair DeFazio Releases Five-year, $494 billion Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

ACEC's Reiffer Reports on House Democrats' proposed five-year, $494 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill.

May 11, 2020
ACEC's Support for Federal Funding Infusion for State DOTs Cited in Congressmen's Letter

As House and Senate members continue discussions over additional legislation to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact, ACEC is actively supporting a move to include a $50 billion infusion to State Departments of Transportation (DOTs).

March 13, 2020
ACEC and Stakeholder Coalition Ad Campaign Calls on Congress to Act on Transportation Infrastructure

The Transportation Construction Coalition, which includes ACEC, has launched a grassroots and advocacy advertising campaign on multiple fronts to increase pressure on Congress and the Trump administration to produce a permanent Highway Trust Fund (HTF) revenue solution and a robust, long-term transportation infrastructure investment package.

February 27, 2020
Development Credit Authority: Up, Running and Ready to Build

As a result of the BUILD Act, (Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development) the capabilities of OPIC and USAID’s Development Credit Authority (DCA) were combined into a new organization, the U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC). This new entity, America’s development bank, is expected to strengthen and modernize American development finance.

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


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,454,200 (April)
1,539,400 (March)

Construction Spending
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$1,346,200,000 (April)
$1,386,600,000 (March)

Dodge Momentum Index
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135.9 (April)
144.5 (March)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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289 Deals--Down 12 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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29.5 (April)
33.3 (March)

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