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 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 …

AlabamaAGC Legislative Update April 24, 2017

Volume 26 No. 9                                                                                       April 24, 2017  Governor Kay Ivey was settling in as Alabama’s new chief executive last week, putting her own signature on public policy.  The big news was moving the U.S. Senate race from next year to August 2017.  In AGC news a big hurdle was reached when SB82, the Marshall James Walton legislation, was reported …

AlabamaAGC Legislative Update – April 17, 2017 by Chris Williams

Alabama AGC Legislative Update – Volume 26 No. 8 History was made in Alabama last week.  On Monday, less than a week after addressing the Montgomery Section Meeting, Kay Ivey became Governor in the wake of Robert Bentley’s resignation. While history was being made in the Executive Branch of Government the Legislature continued its work. Read more:   AlabamaAGC Legislative Report …

AlabamaAGC – Legislative Day on the Hill

  Please join AlabamaAGC for our Day on the Hill scheduled for this Thursday, April 20th. Jeff Rodgers or Chris Williams will meet you at the front door of the State House located at 11 South Union Street (directly behind the Capitol) at 9:00 a.m.   The goal is to  meet with some of your local legislators and hear from some …