WASHINGTON (PAI) – Politics, pensions and the fate of the massive highway-mass transit bill captured the attention and the focus of 3,000 Building Trades delegates meeting in Washington. ..
WASHINGTON – Changes in federal law are on the way that will provide about $80 billion in relief in the form of lower contributions for all U.S. pension plans – except multi-employer plans mostly used by the U.S. construction industry. ..
Michigan, which is one of a number of states seeking to lose its status as a “donor” state for highway funding, will apparently have to get used to that status for a while longer. ..
Michigan’s road work zones now have an official beginning, and ending, with legislation that went into effect April 8. ..
SALINE – If you wanted to put a headline over the new Saline High School building, it would be a little long but would go something like this: “It’s big, it’s beautiful, and five months before students will be roaming the halls, it’s 95 percent complete.” ..
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