Posted on 4/24/2019 10:34 AM By anonymous
Legislation to alter the exemption for specified executive, administrative or professional (EAP) employees from the Maryland Wage and Hour Law was overwhelmingly defeated in the House Economic Matters Committee by a vote of 19-1.
Posted on 4/24/2019 10:32 AM By anonymous
The Maryland General Assembly adjourned Monday night with a flurry of activity on legislation of interest to ABC and the merit construction industry. Below is a short list of some issues lobbied on by ABC. A more comprehensive report will be forthcoming.
Posted on 4/5/2019 11:39 AM By anonymous
Legislation that would have mandated union representation on all Strategic Industry Partnerships as it related to the Maryland Earn Program was defeated in the Senate Finance Committee.
Posted on 7/13/2015 6:03 AM By anonymous
Governor Hogan recently announced that the State will go forward with the construction of the Purple Line saving more than $500 million as a result of design changes and additional local and private-sector funding. The Purple Line is a 16-mile light rail line extending from Bethesda to New Carrollton.
Posted on 7/6/2015 6:13 AM By anonymous
Last week representatives of the Chapter met with representatives of the DC Department of the Environment (DDOE) and the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) to discuss concerns about truck idling. DDOE is asking companies to make sure that they are aware of the District's idling laws and to consider placing "No Idling" signs at job sites.
Posted on 7/1/2015 8:15 AM By anonymous
Effective July 1, 2015, a new fee schedule went into effect for the Prince George’s County Department of Permitting, Inspection and Enforcement. The new fee schedule is available to view here.
Posted on 6/26/2015 8:30 AM By anonymous
ABC representatives took the time to meet and thank Congressman Andy Harris at the ABC National Legislative Conference this week. Congressman Harris is a strong supporter of ABC and our issues.
(Picture from l-r: Gil Dissen, Dissen & Juhn; Chris Garvey,
ABC Chesapeake-Shores; Bob Zinsmeister, ABC of Metro Washington; Pamela Volm,
ABC National Chair; Bill Simons, Coakley & Williams Construction;
Congressman Harris; Amy Thomas, ABC Chesapeake-Shores, Tom Kingston,
Skillforce; Barrett Tucker, Allan Myers MD, Inc.)
Posted on 6/22/2015 6:17 AM By anonymous
The DC City Council has issued a notice of intent to consider PR21-210 "Omnibus Soccer Stadium Contracts Approval Resolution of 2015" on June 30th, 2015 which will allow the council to approve four land purchase contracts for assemblage for the DC United Soccer Stadium. Learn more here.
Posted on 6/16/2015 6:33 AM By anonymous
Following a worksession on the mandatory paid sick leave legislation, the Council has scheduled a vote on the bill on June 23. ABC and other business groups have expressed interest in the cost and administrative burden which will fall on the employer. ABC is also concerned about local jurisdictions enacting their own legislation, each different from their neighbors, further compounding the problem for employers to comply. Contact Bob Zinsmeister with questions.
Posted on 5/5/2015 6:05 AM By anonymous
Mayor Bowser has issued an executive order delegating the authority to the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) to make certifications pursuant to the redevelopment of the Center Leg Freeway (Interstate 395) Act of 2010.
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