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Thwart Legislation Designed to Undermine Public Construction Procurement Laws

June 5, 2018

After stopping a similar effort during last year’s state operating budget deliberations, AGC led an effort of construction industry associations in opposition to H.B. 471, a bill designed to allow a third-party administrator to manage public improvement work under its DAS minority business setaside maintenance contract. After an interested party meeting involving most construction and…

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Protect Industry’s Ability to Provide Career Information to Students

June 5, 2018

AGC worked with the bill’s sponsors and actively supported H.B. 98, legislation designed to ensure organizations have the opportunity to present information about career information to students – a right that currently does not exist in Ohio law. AGC provided testimony that describes AGC and OCA’s IBuildOhio initiative that incorporates outreach to schools, and how…

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Support Capital Spending

June 5, 2018

The $2.63 billion capital appropriations measure, H.B. 529, has been signed by the Governor and goes into effect July 1. The biennial “bricks and mortar” spending measure includes: $600 million for school facilities, $514 million for local infrastructure projects, $483 million for public colleges and universities, $222 million for health and human services facilities, 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.