Category Archives: Association News and Events

Democrat-controlled House caves to big labor by passing PRO Act, says ABC

Democrat-controlled House caves to big labor by passing PRO Act, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — Associated Builders and Contractors Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs Kristen Swearingen today issued the following statement on the passage of the deceptively named Protecting the Right to Organize Act, H.R. 2474, in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 224 to 194: “This big labor wish list was […]

ACI celebrated certification programs at World of Concrete

ACI celebrated certification programs at World of Concrete

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI  – The American Concrete Institute (ACI) hosted a celebratory booth event in honor of ACI certification at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, NV. Show attendees and press were invited to attend the event on Feb. 5, to learn about recent ACI Certification achievements and network with leadership, staff and ACI Sponsoring […]

ARTBA Chief Economist Dr. Alison Premo Black earns Certified Association Executive designation

ARTBA Chief Economist Dr. Alison Premo Black earns Certified Association Executive designation

WASHINGTON, DC — American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Dr. Alison Premo Black, Ph.D., has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAETM) credential. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry. To obtain the designation, an applicant must have at least five years of experience with […]

ARTBA announces four winners in annual student video contest

ARTBA announces four winners in annual student video contest

WASHINGTON, DC — A middle schooler from Washington, a California high school senior, an engineering student from University of California, Davis, and a graduate student from Carnegie Mellon University are winners of the 9th annual American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) “Student Transportation Video Contest.” They each will receive a $500 cash prize. Sponsored […]

December state construction unemployment rates down from a year ago, says ABC

December state construction unemployment rates down from a year ago, says ABC

WASHINGTON, DC — In December 2019, estimated not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates fell nationally and in 24 states, rose in 25 states and were unchanged in one state (New York) on a year-over-year basis, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors. As of […]