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House committee releases transit, housing bill

Apr 30, 2015

House committee releases transit, housing bill

The House Appropriations Committee introduced a new bill on Tuesday to fund the Transportation Department and provide funding to the soon-to-be expiring Highway Trust Fund for fiscal year 2016, according to The Hill. The $55.3 billion bill would provide $40.3 billion ...

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Construction spending rises 0.4 percent in December

Feb 03, 2015

Construction spending rises 0.4 percent in December

U.S. construction spending edged up 0.4 percent during December, ending 2014 on a positive note at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $982 billion, according to preliminary estimates from the Commerce Department. Total spending is up 2.2 percent over December 2013. Government spending ...

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Construction spending drops in November

Jan 05, 2015

Construction spending drops in November

Increases in homebuilding in both the private and public sectors were not enough to offset a decrease in government nonresidential as construction spending fell 0.3 percent in November. According to preliminary estimates from the Commerce Department, construction spending in November fell to a seasonally ...

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Construction spending up slightly in October

Dec 02, 2014

Construction spending up slightly in October

U.S. construction spending rose 1.1 percent during the month of October due mainly to increases in homebuilding and government nonresidential projects. According to preliminary estimates from the Commerce Department, October construction spending was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $971 billion. The new ...

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Construction spending down for second straight month

Nov 04, 2014

Construction spending down for second straight month

U.S. construction spending dropped for the second straight month in September, this time by .4 percent. In August construction spending dropped .5 percent. The September decline pushed construction spending down to $950.9 billion at a seasonally adjusted annual rate. The good ...

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Construction spending slightly down in August

Oct 02, 2014

Construction spending slightly down in August

U.S. construction spending saw its second dip of the year in August, falling 0.8 percent. Spending was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $961 billion in August, according to preliminary estimates in a report from the Commerce Department. In addition to ...

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Construction spending rises 0.1% in May

Jul 01, 2014

Construction spending rises 0.1% in May

Construction spending in the U.S. saw a slight increase in May and for the second straight month the gains are largely due to increases in government projects. Construction spending rose to $956.1 billion in April, an increase of 0.1 percent from ...

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Construction spending rises 0.2% in April

Jun 05, 2014

Construction spending rises 0.2% in April

Thanks to gains in both government projects and home building, U.S. construction spending saw another slight boost in April, rising to its highest level in five years. Construction spending rose to $953.5 billion in April, an increase of 0.2 percent from ...

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Construction spending rises 0.2% in March

May 02, 2014

Construction spending rises 0.2% in March

U.S. construction spending was up slightly in March due mainly to increases in private residential construction, now at its highest rate in nearly six years. Total spending rose in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $942.5 billion, up 0.2 ...

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Construction spending rises 0.1% in February, homebuilding falls 0.8%

Apr 02, 2014

Construction spending rises 0.1% in February, homebuilding falls 0.8%

Construction spending in the U.S. ticked up 0.1 percent in February despite a decline in homebuilding, according to preliminary data from the Commerce Department. Total spending rose in February to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $945.7 billion from the revised ...

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Construction spending inches up 0.1% in December

Feb 04, 2014

Construction spending inches up 0.1% in December

U.S. construction spending slightly rose 0.1 percent in December, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from preliminary data from the Commerce Department, which show that total construction spending reached a seasonally adjusted annual rate ...

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Construction spending rises 1% in November

Jan 06, 2014

Construction spending rises 1% in November

U.S. construction spending rose 1 percent in November to a nearly 5-year high, according to a report from our sister site, Equipment World. The figures come from preliminary data from the Commerce Department, which show that total construction spending reached a ...

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