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Key AGC-TBB Bills Moving Through the Legislative Process

“When 44 Associated General Contractors - Houston members representing 23 companies traveled to Austin for the AGC/Texas Building Branch Legislative Day on February 25, 2019, the mission was simple: to meet with and ask key legislators for their support on a handful of bills important to the commercial construction industry."

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What’s Ahead for the Construction Industry in the 86th Texas Legislative Session

“For 140 days, starting on Jan. 8, 2019, the 150 members of the Texas House of Representatives and 31 members of the Texas Senate, under the leadership of Governor Greg Abbott, will gather for the 86th Texas Legislative Session."

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2019 Sage Construction Hiring and Business Outlook Survey

“79% of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2019 but an almost equal percentage are worried about their ability to locate and hire qualified workers."

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What's Important to AGC Houston?


We work to promote and protect our industry’s interests and practices through our Government Affairs Committee.

Safety

Works with public and private entities to ensure a safe work environment; an area where the worker can return home safely.

Economy

Looks to civic leaders to deliver and enforce policies that demand fiscally strong actions to ensure a favorable business climate for the short and long term.

Diversity

Encourages civic leaders to advocate and establish criteria that allow small and minority businesses to grow and prosper. Ensures the industry is reflective of the diverse nature of the Greater Houston region.

Careers

Engages owners, engineers, architects and contractors to support the Construction Career Collaborative (C3) principles that develop a sustainable workforce.

Regulatory Efficiency

Seeks an expeditious permitting program that streamlines the construction process and reflects a government that supports a favorable business climate.

Collaboration

Enjoys a working relationship with public entities in the region as well as other industry-related organizations.


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