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AZ ROC Participates in National Effort to Curb Unlicensed Activity and Educate Public

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wed., June 28, 2017 CONTACT: Jeff Wills, Chief of Investigations | Assistant Director, Compliance 602.771.6891 PHOENIX – On Fri., June 16, 2017, the Arizona Registrar of Contractors (AZ ROC) concluded a two-week, statewide enforcement effort targeting unlicensed entities performing contracting work and educating property owners about the importance of hiring only licensed […]

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ASA Needs YOU at the Capitol Today!

Today is the day!  Senator Karen Fann will address the Arizona State Senate on the importance of pursuing proportional liability in construction contracts to LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD  for all members of the construction team. We need YOU to be there with us – ASA and Arizonans for Fair Contracting – in the gallery of the […]

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Associations Call on FHWA to Include Surety Bond Requirements for P3s

ASA joined The Surety & Fidelity Association of America and the National Association of Surety Bond Producers in calling on the Federal Highway Administration to include in its proposed rule related to the construction manager/general contractor method of contracting that surety bonds be provided on projects financed through public-private partnership agreements. The three associations recommended […]

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State Legislatures Continue to Act on Construction Bills

State Legislatures Continue to Act on Construction Bills With only four state legislatures in regular session, two states in special session and two states in extended session, governors continue to approve laws that impact construction subcontractors, specialty trade contractors, and suppliers. The following are just a few of the laws recently enacted: Connecticut: S1502, the […]

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FASA Presents Video on Negotiating Retainage

A new video-on-demand from the Foundation of the American Subcontractors Association can help construction subcontractors that may be experiencing cash-flow and other problems caused by retainage. As it applies to subcontractors, retainage is the practice of regularly holding a portion of progress payments that subcontractors earn for performing construction services. In the video-on-demand, “Negotiating Retainage”, […]

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LEGISLATIVE ACTION ALERT – IMMEDIATE ATTENTION REQUIRED

ASA and ASCC support SB1231 Indemnity – Public Construction. The bill passed the Senate and is scheduled for a hearing at 11:00 AM on Monday, March 11th in the House Government Committee. Please contact Representative Michelle Ugenti, Chairman, and members of the Government Committee to ask for a “YES vote on SB1231 on behalf of […]

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