AGC of NH News
AGC of NH Arranges Joint Letter to Delegation Highlighting Infrastructure Funding Needs
On May 6, AGC sent a letter to New Hampshire delegates emphasizing the need for more infrastructure funding in the state in lights of the coronavirus pandemic. The letter outlines New Hampshire's potential shortfall in funding and urges delegates to support the request of $49.9 billion for state DOTs recently made by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). The letter can be found in full HERE.
COVID-19 Resource Page
The association has been collecting information on various guidelines, best practices, and loan programs to help members through the coronavirus crisis. We've made all of these resources available on our COVID-19 Resource Page, which includes a comprehensive up-to-date list of links to state and federal resources. There you can find federal loan programs, safety and human resources guidelines, workplace poster, and NH DOT's procedures for all construction sites.
AGC of America CEO Steve Sandherr to Serve on President's Economic Revival Industry Group
On April 15, AGC of America announced that President Trump has named AGC CEO Steve Sandherr to serve on the new "Great American Economic Revival Industry Group," which will advise the president and his administration on the best ways to restart the broader economy. Sandherr will share how the construction industry offers a roadmap to recovery as one of the few industries that has been able to operate, successfully, during the pandemic. He will also urge the President to allow the industry to rebuild our economy by boosting investments in infrastructure, call for additional funding for Paycheck Protection Program loans and urge greater production and distribution of PPE, especially masks.
Governor & Executive Council Meetings Being Held Remotely
Governor and Executive Council meetings are being held telephonically. Call-in information and the meeting agenda will be made available a few days before the scheduled meeting, and can be found at www.nh.gov/council/meetings/index.htm.