Read more about the article $550 Billion US Infrastructure Bill Advanced by Senate
$550 Billion US Infrastructure Bill Advanced by Senate

$550 Billion US Infrastructure Bill Advanced by Senate

$550 Billion US Infrastructure Bill Advanced by Senate The Senate voted Wednesday to advance a bipartisan bill, which includes $550 billion in new federal funding for infrastructure. The bill will…

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Read more about the article $973B Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal: What Growth Can We Expect?
$973B Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal: What Growth Can We Expect?

$973B Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal: What Growth Can We Expect?

$973B Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Focuses on Growth of Roads, Bridges and MoreAfter several weeks of negotiations, President Biden and a group of Republican and Democratic senators announced a deal on…

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Read more about the article Low Carbon Concrete Bill Successfully Advances in New York
Low Carbon Concrete Bill Successfully Advances in New York

Low Carbon Concrete Bill Successfully Advances in New York

Low Carbon Concrete Bill Successfully Advances in New York According to the United Nations Environment Program, the built environment, including the construction industry, is responsible for more than 38% of the world’s energy-related carbon…

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Read more about the article New $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Is Extensive, and That’s Its Biggest Risk
New $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Is Extensive, and That’s Its Biggest Risk

New $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Is Extensive, and That’s Its Biggest Risk

New $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Is Extensive, and That’s Its Biggest Risk While some groups praised the package, others found issues with its pitch of the PRO Act, as well…

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Read more about the article Why the PRO Act Is Making Independent Contractors Worry
Why the PRO Act Is Making Independent Contractors Worry

Why the PRO Act Is Making Independent Contractors Worry

Why the PRO Act Is Making Independent Contractors Worry The Protecting the Right to Organize Act could end up reclassifying many independent contractors as employees. The construction industry’s use of…

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Read more about the article America’s School Infrastructure Still Falling Into Disrepair
America's School Infrastructure Still Falling Into Disrepair

America’s School Infrastructure Still Falling Into Disrepair

America's School Infrastructure Still Falling Into Disrepair A bill in Congress would dedicate funding for facilities repairs that will make them pandemic-safe. According to a Government Accountability Office report published…

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Read more about the article New Water Legislation Contributes Billions for Safe Drinking Water Projects
New Water Legislation Contributes Billions for Safe Drinking Water Projects

New Water Legislation Contributes Billions for Safe Drinking Water Projects

New Water Legislation Contributes Billions for Safe Drinking Water Projects Congress recently passed and President Trump signed America’s Water Infrastructure Act that authorizes more than $8 billion for a wide…

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Read more about the article Safe Drinking Water Requires Better Water Infrastructure
Safe Drinking Water Requires Better Water Infrastructure

Safe Drinking Water Requires Better Water Infrastructure

Safe Drinking Water Requires Better Water Infrastructure by Sara SchwartzWhen news of the Flint, Mich., water crisis made headlines, nearly 21 million people across the country relied on water systems…

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Read more about the article Silica Dust Exposure Limits Set by OSHA To Ensure Safety
Silica Dust Exposure Limits Set by OSHA To Ensure Safety

Silica Dust Exposure Limits Set by OSHA To Ensure Safety

Silica Dust Exposure Limits Set by OSHA To Ensure Safety A new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule regarding respirable crystalline silica dust exposure in the construction industry requires…

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Read more about the article New Tax Incentive: Bonus Depreciation on Used Equipment
New Tax Incentive: Bonus Depreciation Allowed on Used Equipment

New Tax Incentive: Bonus Depreciation on Used Equipment

New Tax Incentive: Bonus Depreciation Allowed on Used Equipment Used equipment buyers are the recipients of expanded benefits with the passage of last year’s tax law, including the ability to…

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