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AGC Notes Monthly Construction Spending Dip

Construction spending edged down in November but outlays for the year remained on track for a modest increase over 2013 totals, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Association officials said the new spending figures come as the group's members prepare a new push for action on a series of federal infrastructure programs, including funding for highway and transit upgrades and to maintain clean water systems across the country.

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Hot Topics: $1 Trillion for Roads, Gas Tax Hike, Tax Repatriation

CongressSeal-150Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said that he will introduce legislation to authorize a $1 trillion, multi-year program to rebuild crumbling roads and bridges and invest in other infrastructure modernization projects.

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