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Action Alert: Make your voice heard

July 30, 2020

Tell Congress and President Trump to include significant construction investment for transportation, schools, hospitals, water, and broadband infrastructure in this round of COVID relief legislation. With nearly 1 million construction workers unemployed, our elected leaders must act now to help save construction jobs and sustain the industry!  Click here to take action. Due to the…

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New Projects Expected to Create More Than $252 Million in Investments

June 8, 2020

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the approval of assistance for 17 projects set to create 1,943 new jobs and retain 2,247 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Collectively, the…

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GOVERNOR DEWINE’S OFFICE RELEASES DETAILS OF THE RESPONSIBLE RESTARTOHIO PLAN

April 28, 2020

During today’s (April 28th) press conference, the Administration backtracked on mandatory face covering requirements. The sector specific information on the Ohio Department of Health’s Responsible RestartOhio webpage had been changed across all impacted industries, including construction, with face coverings being moved from mandatory to a recommended practice. When asked by reporters, Lt Governor Husted indicated…

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CONSTRUCTION REMAINS ESSENTIAL UNDER NEW OHIO STAY-AT-HOME ORDER

April 4, 2020

During the Ohio Coronavirus press conference yesterday, Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Acton issued an amended stay at home order extending the stay at home requirements to May 1. Construction remains in the definition of essential infrastructure and has not been altered.  AGC of Ohio’s Executive Committee and representatives from the Ohio Facilities Construction…

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STATEHOUSE NEWS

April 14, 2020

Gov. Mike DeWine indicated that his team is currently forming a plan for reopening the state and supporting businesses as they recover. The Ohio House created a 2020 Economic Recovery Task Force that meets virtually to develop recommendations to assist in that effort. The group, which first met last Wednesday and held another today and…

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A healthy PAC is vital to any government relations program. AGC Action, AGC of Ohio’s political action campaign, supports policy makers that support the construction industry and AGC’s issues of importance.