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As stimulus money dwindles, construction industry grasps for more federal help

A key federal transportation stimulus program expired Feb. 28, and the construction industry fears it will face mass layoffs and financial loss unless $932 million in earmarks are approved within weeks. “Federal funding has been giving contractors the lifeline they need to stay in business,” said Associated General Contractors of America chief economist Ken Simonson.“Without… Continue Reading As stimulus money dwindles, construction industry grasps for more federal help