The Value of Advocacy

Representing Your Company in Government

AGC of East Tennessee is your eyes, ears and voice in the halls of state and local legislatures. Whether it’s national legislation, an issue with a state legislative bill or a county ordinance, we are there to promote your business and advocate for the construction industry.

Local, State and Federal Representation – AGC of East Tennessee provides government relation services which monitor important anti-business legislation and regulations. If it affects your business, AGC is there. With the help and guidance of AGC of East Tennessee member contractors who serve on the Legal and Legislative Committee, AGC of East Tennessee develops positions on issues that impact your company’s future.

National Representation – AGC of America represents our industry’s interest at a federal level.

AGC/PAC – AGC of East Tennessee’s Political Action Committee (AGC/PAC) provides financial support to local and state legislative candidates who are supportive of the construction industry and AGC’s legislative agenda. Contributions to AGC of East Tennessee/PAC are voluntary.

Advocating for You in Tennessee’s State Legislature – Each year the House and Senate legislators considered many bills that impact your business. AGC of East Tennessee is representing your business in regard to these important issues:

Tennessee’s lien law
Retainage
Licensing laws – Tennessee and Georgia
Workers’ compensation