State Agencies Clarify Local Road & Bridge Matching Grant Fund

A recent joint memorandum is intended to address three issues regarding the local match required for a grant from the Local Road and Bridge Matching Grant Fund, established by HEA 1001-2016.

  • Use of existing Road Funds for Matching Grants
  • Use of Increased Wheel and Surtax Revenues for Matching Grants
  • County Wheel and Surtax Ordinances Adopted Before July 1, 2016

Overtime rule doubles salary threshold; increases burden

AGC plays vital role in attempting to limit burden – will continue to pursue corrective action

On May 18, the U.S. Department of Labor released its final rule implementing changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations.  The most significant change is a doubling of the standard salary threshold for exempt employees – from $455 per week ($23,660 per year) to $913 per week ($47,476 per year).  The rule takes effect on Dec. 1, 2016. In 2015, AGC sent both individual comments and signed onto coalition comments on the proposed rule. Read more on