To assist businesses, building owners, and others reopening buildings that have been closed, the Ohio Department of Health and Ohio EPA issued recommendations for water supply flushing and guidance for plumbing water service restoration: Recommendations for Water Supply Flushing for Reopening of Buildings Under Statewide COVID-19 Transition Plan; and Guidance for Premise Plumbing Water Service…

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AGC received calls today from contractors confused about the new Stay Safe Ohio Order and face coverings for employees. It is important to note that the previous two “Stay at Home” orders that included essential businesses have expired, and the new Stay Safe Ohio Order is currently in effect. Employers are expected to follow its…

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WEEK IN REVIEW Friday, May 1, 2020 Throughout the week, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine was joined by Lt. Governor Jon Husted and Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton M.D., MPH, and provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor and Dr. Acton announced Ohio’s plan…

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Help us get the best picture of how the construction industry is faring during the coronavirus pandemic, especially with the Senate coming back to Washington this week to start work on the next coronavirus recovery legislation. Please take a few minutes to fill out the sixth version of AGC’s Coronavirus Survey HERE. The information you…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced that the Ohio Department of Health has issued a “Stay Safe Ohio Order.” The new order, which incorporates the openings of businesses and services announced as part of the Responsible RestartOhio plan, will replace the previous “Stay at Home” order, which expires at 11:59 p.m. tonight. The “Stay Safe…

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AGC of America CEO Steve Sandherr yesterday urged Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to address concerns about his department’s new guidance warning firms of future audits and potential legal risks for companies that apply for loans they do not need. Sandherr noted that this new, retroactive guidance has created a great deal of concern and confusion within…

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