Associated General Contractors of America

Blog | April 04, 2017
Loss of Construction Jobs in Arkansas Shows How Transportation Affects the Heartland of America

Weeks after Donald Trump was elected president with a promise to improve America’s infrastructure, Brian Turmail, a government affairs and communications expert with the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and Ken Simonson, AGC’s chief economist, stood in front of the antiquated Broadway Bridge in Arkansas – which is being

Blog | May 31, 2017
Arkansas’ Highways Won’t be Fixed Without Guaranteed Ongoing Funding

As America’s infrastructure continues to age without sustainable investment, it’s worth considering that much of our road system was built during President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s administration. What was new in the 1950s is now old, and increased federal, state and local funding are imperative to ensure a robust economy and

Blog | February 28, 2018
The Recharged Infrastructure Debate Needs to Focus on the Importance of Our National System

In this video, Build Indiana Council (BIC) Executive Director Vicki Kitchin sheds light on what Congress needs to consider in the wake of elected leaders’ many promises to improve our nation’s infrastructure and funding streams. “It’s our turn now,” Kitchin reminds in referring to the all-important task at hand to upgrade,

Blog | October 01, 2018
ATM & AGC Turn Up the Volume in Latest Video About Infrastructure

America’s once-world-leading transportation system of roads and bridges was built 70 years ago, but designed to last around 50, Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) Vice President of Public Affairs & Strategic Initiatives Brian Turmail pointed out in a recent radio interview on the nationally syndicated Josh Tolley Show. Turmail’s interview was part

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