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ACEC Oregon Members Learn About Political Involvement in Salem

Photo Caption:  ACEC Oregon’s Leadership Development Group recently attended the political involvement session of the leadership series in Salem. The program was led by ACEC Oregon Lobbyist Marshall Coba, CobaCo…

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ACEC Releases Fall 2023 Private Industry Brief – Commercial & Residential Real Estate

Check out the latest Private Industry Brief, part of an award-winning series focusing on commercial and residential real estate markets. Stay current on what sub-markets are hot and which are…

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House Passes Watered-Down WRDA Bill; Senate Action Expected Next Week

Advocacy / Industry News December 10, 2020 House Passes Watered-Down WRDA Bill; Senate Action Expected Next Week The House of Representatives passed a new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) on…

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Voters Approve Transportation Infrastructure Measures

Advocacy / Industry News November 4, 2020 Voters Approve Transportation Infrastructure Measures With the share of federal infrastructure funding continuing to shrink, voters at both the state and local levels…

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U.S. Chamber’s Transportation/Infrastructure VP Mortimer Gives Congressional Update on ACEC Podcast

Advocacy / Industry News July 29, 2020 U.S. Chamber’s Transportation/Infrastructure VP Mortimer Gives Congressional Update on ACEC Podcast On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Ed Mortimer, vice president for Transportation…

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Congress Boosts Clean Energy and Environmental Spending

Advocacy / Industry News December 20, 2019 Congress Boosts Clean Energy and Environmental Spending by Lynn Schloesser The $1.4 trillion appropriations and tax extenders package deal that Congress sent to…

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Treasury Questions Section 179D Payments to Governmental Clients

Advocacy / Industry News December 20, 2019 Treasury Questions Section 179D Payments to Governmental Clients by Katharine Mottley In response to questions from Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), a member of…

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Congress Passes DOT Appropriations Bill; Fully Funds FAST Act Authorizations for Highways and Transit

Advocacy / Industry News December 20, 2019 Congress Passes DOT Appropriations Bill; Fully Funds FAST Act Authorizations for Highways and Transit By Matt Reiffer Congress has approved FY2020 appropriations for…

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Transportation Initiatives Perform Strongly in November 5 Elections

Advocacy / Industry News November 7, 2019 Transportation Initiatives Perform Strongly in November 5 Elections In the November 5 elections, almost 90 percent of state and local transportation ballot initiatives…

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House Passes ‘Cadillac Tax’ Repeal

Advocacy / Industry News July 18, 2019 House Passes ‘Cadillac Tax’ Repeal Making a rare bipartisan change to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the House of Representatives approved the Middle…

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