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By: Matt Handal In a fiercely competitive environment, as we’ve been experiencing over the past few years, small differences can play a major role in whether you win or lose a proposal competition. Let’s be honest with ourselves. We all provide the exact same services our competitors do. And for the

Editor’s Note: We thought we’d give you a look inside the AGC/VT walls from a unique AGC/VT’s four-legged greeter, guardian, and ever-faithful champion of contractors: Rosie. Here’s what a typical day at the AGC/VT offices look like for Rosie.   It doesn’t matter if it’s summer or winter, Deb Armstrong gives me

[caption id="attachment_4987" align="alignright" width="300"] AGC/VT Crew Attending House Floor Session[/caption] We had a very exciting Building Bridges this year. Almost 50 AGC/VT members descended on the state house on Thursday, January 16th. It was clear that by the end of the day we made a huge impression on state leaders and

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today released highway crash fatality data for the first 9 months of 2019, showing a reduction of 2.2% compared to the first 9 months of 2018. Under this Administration and U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao’s leadership, the USDOT has

Infeasible fuel economy standards raise the price of new vehicles and prevent families from purchasing newer, safer cars and trucks, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Deputy Administrator Heidi King told Congress on Thursday. “We know that newer cars are safer and cleaner than older cars. We also know that consumers can

High blood pressure is incredibly common, and there may be more hidden, work-related factors than health officials originally predicted. Office workers who spend long hours on the job are more likely to have high blood pressure, but this also includes a hidden type that often goes undetected during routine checkups. About

By: Jeff Gavin “Blurry” and “static” are good descriptors for 2019, when economic challenges were boisterously discussed. Trade tensions, Mother Nature’s wrath and turbulent politics tested growth and will continue to hover over the longest expansion in U.S. history—10 years now and counting. Economic cycles end, but a recession isn’t expected this

Worker safety is now an on-the-job priority—most companies, across all industries, have realized this throughout 2019. And, more organizations are also realizing the fact that a proactive approach to injury prevention and treatment demonstrates a strong commitment to employee well being. And they should—according to the National Safety Council, a

By: Nicole Chaudet Worker safety is now an on-the-job priority—most companies, across all industries, have realized this throughout 2019. And, more organizations are also realizing the fact that a proactive approach to injury prevention and treatment demonstrates a strong commitment to employee wellbeing. And they should—according to the National Safety Council, a