A Year In Review: GROUP President Shane Kirkpatrick’s year as LAGC President

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A Year In Review: GROUP President Shane Kirkpatrick’s year as LAGC President

February 7, 2010

There were many highlights and challenges that 2023 brought to the construction industry during Shane Kirkpatrick’s year as President of Louisiana AGC. At the beginning of 2023, Shane laid out key goals to help create an even greater foundation for the industry. The LAGC has done an amazing job moving the construction industry forward while staying true to GROUP’s core values.

Advocacy

  • During the state legislative races, the AGC PAC was involved in 31 out of 51 House races, including 24 wins. 
  • The PAC dollars are at work supporting the candidates that support our industry and what a strong industry it is.
  • In October, the Louisiana Bond Commission approved over $2.5 billion dollars worth of construction projects, including work at state universities, transportation, clean water and drainage projects, coastal protection, internet expansion, and local schools. 
  • Once again, the LAGC leadership team met with the Washington D.C. delegation, where we discussed our key issues and challenges with federal regulations.

Workforce Development

  • LAGC will continue to improve our image and attract new talent to our workforce. Currently, over 500,000 workers are needed in the United States to meet the expected demand in 2024 and beyond.
  • Through the Louisiana Licensing Board penalty fund, LAGC participated in giving over $1.2 million to the universities to support their construction professional programs.

Safety

  • LAGC continued to work with OSHA on a federal and local level to address key items such as the new Heat Related Injury regulations.  
  • LAGC is the leader in working with trade partners to stay at the forefront of innovation and technology to keep the workforce safe.

A Year In Review: GROUP President Shane Kirkpatrick’s year as LAGC President[ssba-buttons]

There were many highlights and challenges that 2023 brought to the construction industry during Shane Kirkpatrick’s year as President of Louisiana AGC. At the beginning of 2023, Shane laid out key goals to help create an even greater foundation for the industry. The LAGC has done an amazing job moving the construction industry forward while staying true to GROUP’s core values.

Advocacy

  • During the state legislative races, the AGC PAC was involved in 31 out of 51 House races, including 24 wins. 
  • The PAC dollars are at work supporting the candidates that support our industry and what a strong industry it is.
  • In October, the Louisiana Bond Commission approved over $2.5 billion dollars worth of construction projects, including work at state universities, transportation, clean water and drainage projects, coastal protection, internet expansion, and local schools. 
  • Once again, the LAGC leadership team met with the Washington D.C. delegation, where we discussed our key issues and challenges with federal regulations.

Workforce Development

  • LAGC will continue to improve our image and attract new talent to our workforce. Currently, over 500,000 workers are needed in the United States to meet the expected demand in 2024 and beyond.
  • Through the Louisiana Licensing Board penalty fund, LAGC participated in giving over $1.2 million to the universities to support their construction professional programs.

Safety

  • LAGC continued to work with OSHA on a federal and local level to address key items such as the new Heat Related Injury regulations.  
  • LAGC is the leader in working with trade partners to stay at the forefront of innovation and technology to keep the workforce safe.

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