Alabama AGC Goes to Washington

Last month, Alabama AGC traveled to Washington DC for the AGC of America National Chapter Leadership Conference (NCLC).  This event provides AGC chapter leaders a forum to network with other offiers and meet with their confressional delegration on Capitol Hill.  We especially appreciative of AlabamaAGC President Rob Middleton attending and meeting with Congressman Jerry Carl, Congressman Dale Strong, Congressman Robert …

Congress to Vote PRO Act – TAKE ACTION NOW

Congress to Vote PRO Act  Take Action on the Greatest Threat to Construction Industry—Union and Open-Shop  Take action now and tell your members of Congress and President Biden to oppose the misleadingly-named “Protecting the Right to Organize” Act (PRO) Act (H.R. 842/S. 420), as the House of Representatives is anticipated to vote on it the week of March 8. The PRO Act would provide …

Deadline to Participate in Governor’s Workforce Survey is June 26th

Workforce development is a top priority for AlabamaAGC.  We are working with the Alabama Workforce Council (AWC) throughout the state to help create a viable workforce development system.  Identifying the skills, knowledge, abilities and attributes needed to succeed in construction will help prepare Alabama’s workforce for the future. The Governor’s Survey of Employer Competencies is now available and we need AS …

COVID19 Updates

With the ever changing and overwhelming information being made available on COVID19, Alabama AGC is dedicated to keeping you up to date  with information that affects you and your construction business.  Please click on the links below or visit Alabama AGC’s website  www.ALAGC.org  or AGC of America at www.agc.org Posted – March 18, 2020 Please note that the State of …

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 …

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 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 …

Legislative Report Week 6 – for NWFL Section of AlabamaAGC

Legislative Report for AGC Alabama Northwest Florida Section Prepared by R. Bruce Kershner, Government Relations Director April 16, 2017  Week Six Legislative Report  Short Work Week for Lawmakers State lawmakers worked an abbreviated week six as they paused to observe the religious holidays.  The focus during an otherwise quite week was the state budget.  The House and Senate approved their …