NEWS & EVENTS

AGC of Ohio strives to keep members in the know—sharing industry news and information in a variety of ways.

AGC of Ohio’s Membership Directory & Resource Guide is published in the Spring and includes AGC of Ohio member listings and Classifieds, membership and business resources information, and other matters of interest to commercial contractors.

Build Ohio Preview is published in the Fall. Entries in AGC of Ohio’s Build Ohio awards competition are highlighted and regular articles include the President’s Message, Around the Statehouse, AGC Chapter Corner, and Jobs in Progress, which highlights members’ construction projects that are underway.

Government Affairs Update provides information about government related matters of interest to the commercial building industry and AGC’s advocacy efforts.  More Info

Safety Updates are sent electronically on a regular basis, informing members of safety-related news, including OSHA regulatory and enforcement activities, construction safety tips and advice, equipment recalls, and AGC of Ohio safety meeting and event notices.  More Info

Recent News

AGC Action 2021 Mid-Year Update

September 14, 2021

AGC of Ohio’s government affairs program covers all three branches of state government.

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Biden Mandates Vaccinations for Federal Workers & Federal Contractors

September 14, 2021

On September 9, President Biden announced a new plan (link is external) to require all federal employees and federal contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Additionally, the plan will also require all employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workforces are vaccinated or require weekly testing. The new plan is a significant shift from the Administration’s previous policy announced in July that required only federal employees and “onsite contractors” to be required to attest to being vaccinated or…

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House Ways and Means Committee Begins Markup; Tax Hike Legislation Expected Next Week

September 14, 2021

September 9, 2021 On September 9, the House Committee on Ways and Means, which has jurisdiction over tax policy, began consideration of its share of President Biden’s American Families Plan. The final price tag of the overall legislation is still being negotiated by the House and Senate, as moderate Democrats, such as Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia, are seeking to scale back the size and scope of the legislation. This will have significant bearing on how large the overall package…

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Ohio Stolen Gun Portal Created

February 2, 2021

Ohio Stolen Gun Portal Created to Increase Integrity of Firearm Sales Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the creation of the Ohio Stolen Gun Portal, a searchable website designed to increase public safety by helping to identify and recover stolen firearms. “With our new portal, when buying a used firearm, private citizens and firearms dealers can instantly check to see whether a gun was previously reported as stolen,” Yost said. “This is a tool for gun buyers and law…

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