10/6/2008

Contractors hope the $700 billion federal bailout, which was signed last week by President George W. Bush, will ease the credit crisis. "In the last week, AGC members generated an unprecedented number of letters to their senators and representatives because congressional inaction was affecting their businesses," noted AGC's CEO, Stephen E. Sandherr. The bill also extends until 2013 the tax deduction for energy-efficient commercial buildings.

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