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AGC of Missouri Reports Significant Victories for Construction Industry in New Federal Legislation

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The construction industry, through the efforts of AGC of America with significant input and support from AGC of Missouri members, stepped up to fight for legislative action to support construction markets, construction firms and the construction workforce.   On Dec. 21, Congress passed the $2.3 trillion COVID-relief and federal government funding package.  The president signed it

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St. Clair County Selects Architect for New Security Building

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Project Underscores St. Clair County Transit District and Metro Transit’s Continuing Commitment to Enhancing Safety on the System The St. Clair County Transit District’s (SCCTD) Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, to approve a contract with FGM Architects for the design of a new security building at the Emerson Park Transit Center.

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Electrical Connection Supports Two “Shop with a Cop” Programs

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Brightens Holidays for Children in Ferguson, Mo. & St. Francois County Two area law enforcement holiday giving programs overcame extraordinary challenges created by the 2020 pandemic to brighten the holidays for children.  The annual “Shop with a Cop” programs in Ferguson, Mo. and St. Francois County, Mo. were held on Dec. 17, 2020.  The Electrical Connection again

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Help Elderly Homeowners and Get State Tax Credits

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Give the gift of free home repair to local homeowners in need while giving yourself a valuable tax-break.  From now until the end of 2021 qualified* businesses and individuals who donate to Rebuilding Together St. Louis can help elderly local homeowners remain safely in their homes and receive Missouri State Tax Credits through the Neighborhood

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IBEW Local 1 Hosts U.S. Probation Officers Holiday Giving Program for Families in the Justice System

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Like many charity events, the pandemic threatened a traditional holiday giving program for families in the justice system given by the United States District Court Eastern District of Missouri, Probation Division.  Normally, families would gather at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in the Central West End for festive gift giving.  The surging Covid 19 pandemic made

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Construction Groups Reach Out to High School Students About Craft Apprenticeships & Careers

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Two Southern Illinois groups are cooperating to develop and distribute detailed information to area high schools aimed at helping students learn how they can build successful and rewarding careers in the union construction crafts.             The information is at www.siba-agc.com/VideoLinks. Schools in the Southern 39 counties of Illinois are receiving notice of the videos and fact sheets.

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Ken Fender Receives ASCC Member Owner/Executive Safety Award for 2020

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The Safety and Rick Management Council (SRMC) of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, is pleases to announce that Ken Fender, Senior Vice President, Baker Concrete Construction, Washington D.C., received the ASCC Member Owner/Executive Safety Award for 2020, presented September 23 at the association’s Annual Conference. The purpose is to annually recognize

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Electrical Connection Donates Services and Materials to Ozark Food Pantry in Festus, Mo

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Ozark Food Pantry President Carmelita Davidson describes 2020 as “our most challenging year ever, but also the most inspiring in terms of community generosity.”  A pandemic that with every surge leaves more jobless, increasing demand for the pantry’s services, while also creating challenges for volunteers to serve.  And in the midst of it – there

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St. Louis Geospatial Technology Accelerator Seeks Applications for Inaugural Cohort

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NGA Accelerator Powered by Capital Innovators will accept applications until midnight Jan. 17 A collaborative new accelerator here that brings local, state and federal partners together to fund, mentor and accelerate the growth of next-generation geospatial-intelligence technologies, announced today it is taking applications for its first cohort. The program, sponsored by Capital Innovators, Missouri Technology Corporation

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StL Innovation, Tech Sectors Mitigating Pandemic-Driven Uncertainty, ULI Says

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By KERRY SMITH, EDITOR, ST. LOUIS CONSTRUCTION NEWS AND REVIEW MAGAZINE Urban Land Institute (ULI) Terwilliger Center for Housing Executive Director Christopher Ptomey says COVID-19 has spawned “an unprecedented and fluid situation” relative to the real estate industry and the economy overall. Ptomey was the keynote speaker at ULI St. Louis’ Dec. 10 “Emerging Trends

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