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The Birmingham Section started 2015 with a political reception at the Murray Building Co. jobsite at the old Merita Bread Bakery. More than 150 members were in attendance with city and state officials. Everyone enjoyed a tour of the site as well as barbecue from Joe McNabb and Hendrix Chevrolet.

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HB 394 - Mac's funding bill update

With only five days remaining in the session, we have reached a critical stage in our efforts to generate funding for road and bridge projects with the passage of HB 394.  Actions are underway that could yield an opportunity for our issue to reach the House floor for a vote next week.

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Contractor Input Needed for Draft 2017 Construction General Permit

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is asking for public input on its proposed 2017 Construction General Permit, which authorizes stormwater discharge from construction sites. Although the Agency's general permit directly applies in only a handful of states and territories, it serves as a national model for state-issued Construction General Permits.

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2016 PAS Open Shop Survey

AGC estimates that about 97 percent of construction in Alabama is done on a merit shop basis.  We also estimate that about 97 percent of our membership operates without collective bargaining agreements. It is very important to track wages and benefits paid by Alabama and Florida Pan Handle contractors.

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It’s All About the People

For nearly 100 years, the Alabama AGC’s philosophy has been that the Board sets policy and the staff implements it. That works well as long as you have the right people in the right places.

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