Economic Development

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Majority of US Cities Have Rebounded Since Recession

About two-thirds of U.S. cities are now at peak employment and wages are increasing - except in the oil patch. More

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AED to 114th Congress: Responsible Policy Can Be Powerful Medicine

In a letter to the 114th Congress, Associated Equipment Distributors President & CEO Brian P. McGuire is urging swift, bipartisan action to spur economic growth and job creation. More

The Concrete Prodcuer 2014 Survey Round-Up
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The Concrete Prodcuer 2014 Survey Round-Up

Here are the articles and web extras from the 2014 The Concrete Producer Survey. More

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The Concrete Producer Survey: A Rebuilding Year

Producers try to make the most of an improving economy by focusing on core... More

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Economists Optimistic About 2014 Commercial, Industrial Growth

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Chief Economist Anirban Basu, American Institute of Architects (AIA) Chief Economist Kermit Baker and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Chief Economist David Crowe provided a collaborative economic forecast today combining their expert economic analysis on leading, present and lagging economic indicators. More

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Highway Materials Group Lauds Funding Plan

The Highway Materials Group commends Sens. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Robert Corker (R-TN) on their proposal to ensure future funding of the surface transportation system by increasing the federal motor fuels tax by 12 cents. More

Looking for a Healthy Economy in 2014
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Looking for a Healthy Economy in 2014

The economy grew at its fastest pace in two years in 2013. Now, with all parts of... More

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Population Growth Guarantees Housing Recovery

TCP's Concrete Returns columnist Pierre Villere explains why, after grinding to a halt in 2008, new home construction will be a robust market for the next several years. More

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Growth Spurt?

We may experience a stronger recovery than expected. More

Revisiting the Stimulus
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Construction industry unemployment has passed 19%. More

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