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Stimulus helping industry, AGC economist says

By Joe Yovino Spending from the Federal government’s stimulus program is helping the construction industry, albeit slower than many expected. That’s according to Ken Simonson, chief economist of the Associated General Contractors of America. Simonson spoke Thursday during an industrywide ...

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Economist predicts rough ride for construction industry

By Tony Anderson Special to The Daily Reporter An industry group is forecasting at least one more year of decreased construction spending in a market already battered by a weak economy. An American Institute of Architects economic forecast is predicting ...

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