Pro Act Update

The Biden administration released an executive order last Friday on promoting competition in the American economy that continues the president’s efforts to push for passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

Pro Act Update2021-07-13T13:42:38-04:00

White House Reaches Agreement on Infrastructure

Monday, President Biden announced a deal with a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators on a framework for an infrastructure package that would provide approximately $1 trillion to address the needs of the nation’s most critical infrastructure, including roads, bridges, and broadband services for Americans.

White House Reaches Agreement on Infrastructure2021-06-28T14:10:06-04:00

White House to Hold Meetings on Bipartisan Infrastructure Proposal

White House to Hold Meetings on Bipartisan Infrastructure Proposal This week, President Biden will host meetings with members of Congress as a bipartisan infrastructure proposal faces a make-or-break week in Washington. The president’s talks this week could mark a final push to find a compromise before Democrats move to pass a multi-trillion, partisan infrastructure [...]

White House to Hold Meetings on Bipartisan Infrastructure Proposal2021-06-22T15:08:36-04:00

Construction Input Prices Rise 4.6% in May; Softwood Lumber Prices Up 154% From a Year Ago, Says ABC

WASHINGTON, June 15—Construction input prices increased 4.6% in May compared to the previous month, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index data released today. Nonresidential construction input prices increased 4.8% for the month. Construction input prices are 24.3% higher than a year ago, while [...]

Construction Input Prices Rise 4.6% in May; Softwood Lumber Prices Up 154% From a Year Ago, Says ABC2021-06-15T15:30:40-04:00

Biden Administration Releases Spring 2021 Regulatory Agenda

On June 11, the Biden administration released its Spring 2021 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. The agenda lists upcoming rulemakings and other regulatory actions from each agency that the administration expects to publish through the end of the year and into 2022.

Biden Administration Releases Spring 2021 Regulatory Agenda2021-06-15T15:27:48-04:00

Bipartisan Group of Senators Proposal Infrastructure Deal

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators are seeking support from their colleagues and the White House on a tentative infrastructure package they negotiated last week, calling the plan a “realistic, compromise framework to modernize our nation’s infrastructure and energy technologies.”

Bipartisan Group of Senators Proposal Infrastructure Deal2021-06-15T15:25:56-04:00

Biden and GOP Abandon Infrastructure Talks

An administration official said Biden never agreed to shift coronavirus relief funds to pay for infrastructure – a major GOP request – and that Republicans never increased the price tag of their offer enough to satisfy Biden, who sought at least $1 trillion in new spending over current infrastructure spending levels.

Biden and GOP Abandon Infrastructure Talks2021-06-11T11:20:24-04:00

ABC Responds to Biden’s Infrastructure Plan That Is Rife With ABC-opposed Labor Policies:

On March 31, the Biden administration released a more than $2 trillion infrastructure outline titled the “American Jobs Plan.” While the plan calls for federal spending over the next eight years to improve the nation’s infrastructure, including for transportation, broadband, energy, and drinking water, it also includes funding for schools and child-care facilities, affordable housing, workforce development and manufacturing.

ABC Responds to Biden’s Infrastructure Plan That Is Rife With ABC-opposed Labor Policies:2021-03-31T19:17:55-04:00

Discussions Continue on Phase 4 Recovery Package

The U.S. House of Representatives was originally scheduled to return next week, but without a firm deal in place to pass an additional recovery bill House Democrats have delayed their plans to return to D.C. while Congress and the Administration continue discussions surrounding the next package to address the ongoing health and economic crisis. Senate [...]

Discussions Continue on Phase 4 Recovery Package2020-04-30T14:20:55-04:00
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