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Construction Unemployment Rate Down Slightly From Last Year

September not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates improved in 32 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The national NSA construction unemployment rate of 5.2 percent was 0.3 percent … Continue reading

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January Shows Dip in Nonresidential Construction Spending

Despite a 2-percent dip in nonresidential construction spending, nonresidential construction spending still sits 4.8 percent higher than a year ago, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. The January decrease is the largest … Continue reading

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Contributions from Construction Industry Tint Red this Election Cycle

Citizens throughout the United States are taking to the polls today for the 2014 midterm elections, and the construction industry is keeping its collective eye on the results. Among those interested are the industry‚Äôs top contributors to candidates, parties and … Continue reading

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