Category Archives: Legislative News

ARTBA Helps Secure Purple Line Victory in Federal Court

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Dec. 19 hailed a federal appeals court decision to overrule a lower court ruling blocking the Maryland Purple Line light-rail project, one of the nation’s most high profile transit public-private partnerships (P3).  The association told the court that not allowing the Purple Line to proceed posed grave […]

ABC Celebrates Careers in Construction Month 2017

Hiring Needs, Skills Gap Remain Top Issues for Industry The construction industry has a message for career-seekers this October: the demand for construction workers is high, and firms are looking to hire. Despite an investment of more than $1 billion a year by its members to train the next generation of construction workers, Associated Builders […]

ABC’s Mike Bellaman Appointed to Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion for all Americans

Michael D. Bellaman, president and CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), has been appointed by U.S. Department of Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta to the Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion, created by President Trump’s June 15 Executive Order 13801.