President Trump Signs Executive Order Reducing Regulatory Burdens For Infrastructure Construction

The heavy construction industry for decades has raised concerns about the regulatory burdens that federal, state and local governments have inflicted upon construction companies and consultants for infrastructure construction projects.  Earlier this week, President Trump signed an executive order eliminating many federal regulations for such projects. Armed with a lengthy flow chart almost as tall […]

Positive Momentum in Underground Construction Industry

There have been a couple of positive items moving for the underground construction industry. Just this week the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) by a large margin of 417-3. This will fund projects throughout the U.S. for dams, waterway improvements, flood mitigation and other similar items providing $10 billion […]

Legislative – Update

Granholm Announces Proposal to Boost Construction Jobs Details of a proposal to help boost the state’s employment picture, especially with construction jobs by speeding up construction and repair of roads, redeveloping of schools and nursing homes and boosting both environmental clean ups and downtown developments, were unveiled by Governor Granholm recently. The “Jobs Today Initiative” […]