REBUILD ALABAMA ACT SIGNED BY GOVERNOR IVEY

Governor Kay Ivey signed the historic Rebuild Alabama Act into law yesterday, Tuesday, March 12, after the Senate overwhelmingly passed the legislation by a vote of 28-6. We are grateful for all the hard work put in by the many stakeholder organizations toward this effort. READ MORE>

AGC Testifies before House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

House Panel Weights Path Forward on Infrastructure Legislation  AGC Testifies before House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee  On March 13, Al Stanley—a current contractor member of the AGC of America Board of Directors from the Alabama AGC—testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit about the much-needed funding necessary to address the nation’s transportation and infrastructure needs, which …

2018 Mobile County Pay As You Go Program

The November 6th Ballot will include Mobile County’s 2018-2020  “Pay As You Go” Road Program  Referendum.  As has become customary, MCRBA will undertake an advertising campaign in an attempt to identify the importance of this referendum to the voters.  While this is very expensive, we feel this program is far too important to our industry to chance losing it.  As …

AGC NWFL Legislative Reports for 2018 Legislative Session – Final Report Now Available

Please find below Legislative Reports from Bruce Kershner, AGC Alabama – Northwest Florida Section Government Relations Director: AGCNorthwestFloridaPreSessionReport2018 AGCNorthwestFloridaWeekOneReport1-14-2018 AGCNorthwestFloridaWeekTwoReport1-21-2018 AGCNorthwestFloridaWeekThreeReport1-28-2018 AGCNorthwestFloridaWeekFourReport2-04-2018 AGCNorthwestFloridaWeekFiveReport2-11-2018 AGCNorthwestFloridaWeekSixReport2-18-2018 AGCNorthwestFloridaWeekSevenReport2-25-2018 AGCNorthwestFloridaNineReport3-14-2018 AGCNorthwestFloridaWeekEightReport3-04-2018 AGC Northwest Florida Legislative Report Final 2018 Report.docx  

Congressman Bradley Byrne Speaking to MCRBA-AGC on August 17th 8:30 A.M.

MCRBA-AGC Monthly Meeting Moved to August 17th Please note that the August meeting for MCRBA-AGC has been MOVED from our usual meeting date of the last Tuesday of this month.   Instead, the meeting will take place Thursday morning, August 17th at the Country Club of Mobile at 8:30 A.M.  Our guest speaker will be Congressman Bradley Byrne.  Please join us to hear an update on …

NWFL AGC 2017 Final Legislative Report

AGC Alabama Northwest Florida Section Final 2017  Legislative Report  Prepared by R. Bruce Kershner, Government Relations Director July 19, 2017 Sixty Days Plus, Plus The 2017 Legislative Session was disjointed from the start.  The House took up bills that the Senate refused to hear, and the Senate took up bills that the House refused to hear.  From the onset, it …

Florida Excavators Required to Call 911 – Effective July 1, 2017

Sunshine 811 provides tools to reduce likelihood of damages and max federal fines up to $2 million Effective July 1, 2017, Florida excavators will be required to call 911 to report any contact with an underground facility that results in the release of a natural gas or other hazardous material or substance regulated by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration …

Florida Legislative Report – Week 9 2017 for NWFL Section of AlabamaAGC Legislative Report for AGC Alabama Northwest Florida Section Prepared by R. Bruce Kershner, Government Relations Director

Week Nine Drags on Until Late . . . Session is Extended It’s no surprise to those of us who witnessed the bizarre schedule that occurred over the last two weeks of Session and the private, behind-the-scenes budget negotiations that occurred between leadership without the benefit of conference committees that the regular Florida Legislative Session did not come to a …

AlabamaAGC Legislative Update – May 22, 2017 by Chris Williams – Director of Governmental Relations – AlabamaAGC

Volume 26 No. 14                                                                                     May 22, 2017  The 2017 Regular Session came to an end late on Friday night, May 19th.  As is the case more often than not, the Legislature left more undone then done.  Read full report:   Volume 26 No 14

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey Signs Marshall James Walton Highway Safety Act

Mobile Section AlabamaAGC  member John G. Walton and his wife Kathy were on hand as Governor Ivey signed the Marshall James Walton Highway Safety Act. The Marshall James Walton Highway Safety Act  (ACT 2017-336)  creates the crime of vehicular homicide. This Act is a fitting memorial to Johnny & Kathy’s son Marshall Walton who died in a work zone accident …