Category Archives: Advocacy

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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ASA of Arizona Mixer Hosted by Price Kong – 08-22-13

Thanks to all who were able to attend our recent mixer hosted by Price Kong! Please enjoy these photo’s from the event.

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Annual Member Meeting and Elections Dinner 2013

Thank you to all who were able to attend the Annual Member Meeting and Elections Dinner 2013 held Monday, May 21st, 2013 at the Fiesta Resort Conference Center. The event featured the election results of new officers and directors, member … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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U.S. Construction Jobs Rise For 10th Straight Month

The number of construction jobs in the U.S. rose for the 10th straight month as companies added about 18,000 employees in March, surpassing the 5.8 million mark for the first time since late 2009. The unemployment rate for the industry … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events for 2013

Minard-Ames Presents 7th Annual Joint Mixer – February 20, 2013 Come Join us for socializing, drinks, food and fun. Mix, mingle and test your skill in our basketball free throw shooting contest. Also, please bring your cell phones to donate … Continue reading

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Why ASA of Arizona? Advocacy!

As a subcontractor, it’s important to have someone watching out for you at local, state, and federal level. That is one of the main focuses of the American Subcontractor’s Association of Arizona. Recognized as the “voice of the Arizona subcontractor” … Continue reading

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