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Energy and Technology Issues Spotlighted in the House of Representatives

This week, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted to confirm David Rosner, Lindsay See, and Judy Chang to be members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. As you…

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Tackling the Engineering Workforce Shortage

“No single thing created the workforce shortage, so no single thing can fix it.” That was the recurring theme throughout last week’s inaugural Engineering and Public Works Workforce Summit at…

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Tax Showdown in Senate During Convention

A top priority for ACEC’s “citizen lobbyists” during the ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit will be the restoration of full deductibility of R&D expenses. The House has done its…

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ACEC Opposes FHWA Rule Change on Local Procurement of Engineering Services

ACEC is strongly opposed to a proposed change from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to the regulations governing the procurement, management, and administration of engineering and design services by local…

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ACEC Comments on CMMC Draft Rule

This week, ACEC filed comments on the proposed rule adding significant requirements for federal contractors working with the Department of Defense. Known as Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification or CMMC, the…

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Roadshow Travels to Phoenix to Spotlight Northwest Valley Infrastructure Project

The Engineering and Public Works Roadshow made another stop today, this time in Phoenix to celebrate the Northwest Valley Infrastructure Project, an undertaking of immense size, scale, and scope, and…

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Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy Committee Meets in Washington

This week, the Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy (FAPA) Committee met in Washington to review industry priorities and hear from key federal clients. Among items discussed were implementing the A/E…

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Senate Committee Approves FAA Reauthorization Bill That Boosts Airport Infrastructure Investment

Following months of delay, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has approved an amended version of a five-year reauthorization of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs and funding. The…

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A Critical R&D Win; Meet ACEC’s Incoming Executive Committee

Late Wednesday evening, the House passed H.R. 7024, the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024, which includes language that will provide our member firms relief from…

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ACEC Advocacy Wins, Expectations, and Challenges Focus of New Podcast

ACEC Advocacy Wins, Expectations, and Challenges Focus of New Podcast ACEC Executive Vice President Steve Hall and Communications and Marketing SVP Jeff Urbanchuk recently sat down for a discussion about…

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