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AGC-Texas Building Branch Capitol Roundup

Texas voters will head to the polls on Nov. 5 to decide the fate of 10 constitutional amendments, which feature issues ranging from disaster relief funding to a constitutional ban on state individual income taxes.

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TLR Advocate September 2019: HB 2826 (Bonnen/Huffman)

TLR’s top priority bill in 2019 was House Bill 2826, which amended existing statutes and used existing procedures to create transparency and consistency in local government contracting for contingent fee legal services.

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The 86th Texas Legislative Session: A Grand-Slam for the Texas Construction Industry

For the construction industry as a whole, many are saying that the 86th Legislative Session was one of the most productive in recent memory.

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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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