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22 States Add Construction Related Jobs including DC

Posted by nahetsblog on June 23, 2011

An economist for AGC states that 23 states added jobs during the month. Association personnel cautioned that construction job opportunites likely to remain spotty as long as broader economic growth remains relatively modest. They noted that increased regulations, stalled infrastructure investment programs and out of control entitlements were hurting growth. They encouraged the feds to enact reforms outlined in the AGC’s "Case for Infrastructure & Reform."
"Increasing red tape, cutting infrastructure investments and avoiding the causes of our federal deficit aren’t helping the economy or boosting construction employment," said Stephen Sandherr, AGC’s ceo.

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